California Fishing & Ocean Workshops

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife’s (CDFW) California Fishing Passport program would like to help more men, women, and children go fishing. Beginning the weekend of June 10-11, 2017 we are offering FREE Ocean Fishing Workshops to teach people about California’s many ocean fishes, the environment they live in, and how to fish for them.…

CCA Members Daily Double Trip to Catch Halibut Broodstock

CCA CAL and Hubbs, Seaworld Research Institute (HSWRI) along with some very dedicated anglers went out on May 18th, 2017 in search of California Halibut for broodstock.   HSWRI just installed their new tank and wanted to supplement the halibut caught last November. It was important to have this trip before Memorial weekend (when all…

CCA CAL Calendar Drawing

Coastal Conservation Association of California (CCA CAL) and Bill Varney have teamed up to offer a new twist to the  2017 Sportfishing Tide Calendar that will be available at tackle stores, landings and all Turner’s Outdoorsman stores. This year’s calendar has more than just great pictures, important dates and tide charts—it has prizes too! CCA CAL will…

CCA CAL Los Angeles Chapter 2nd Annual BBQ

The CCA CAL Los Angeles Chapter will be hosting its 2nd Annual BBQ fundraiser on May 20, 2017 at the Long Beach Rod and Gun Club from 10:30 am to 3 pm.  Tickets will be $50 dollars each or $500 for a table and are available at the door. The event will also feature a silent…

Battle of the Bays

Captain’s Meeting on April 29th, @10 AM at Fast Lane Kayaks. Afran Abutin from Warbaits will be our guest speaker and he’ll be talking about Bass fishing Mission Bay. Kevin Nakada from Hobie will also speak to the crowd with some tips for fishin’ inside and outside of the bay for that big fish side…

Public Meetings, Webinar Set on Artificial Reefs in California

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) will host public meetings to provide information on CDFW’s role in the placement and management of artificial reefs in California, including laws and regulations; historical background; what the public should expect, and what CDFW needs to move forward with the potential placement of new artificial reefs in…

U.S. Reps. Graves, Green, Webster, Wittman Champion Federal Saltwater Fisheries Reform

The recreational fishing and boating community praised the introduction of a bill that addresses critical challenges facing saltwater recreational fishing at the federal level. Led by Congressmen Garret Graves (R-La.), Gene Green (D-Texas), Daniel Webster (R-Fla.) and Rob Wittman (R-Va.), the “Modernizing Recreational Fisheries Management Act of 2017” (Modern Fish Act) would improve public access…

Lobster Report Card Reminder

Just a reminder that all lobster report cards must be returned to CDFW by April 30th, even if the report card was not used or no lobster were taken. The card returns allow the Department to determine the total number of sport fishermen targeting lobster and how many they caught. Data collected from the report…