Data and Methods
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Questions were given as tick-the-box, four point ordered-category items or a sevenpoint semantic differential item with only the endpoints one and seven given verbal labels, fill-in-the-number and a final open-ended question for any comments. Major topics in the questionnaire were fishing rights and property characteristics, objectives concerning use of the fishing right, interest in salmon angling and salmon management issues. Background information about the household such as income, education level and off-property work was also collected.