Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary Seeking Applications For Open Advisory Panel Seats

NOAA’s Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary is seeking to fill six seats on its advisory council. The council ensures public participation in sanctuary matters and provides advice to sanctuary management. The sanctuary is accepting applications for the following seats: Public At-Large, Recreational Fishing, Education, Chumash Community, Conservation, and Tourism. Candidates are selected based upon their…

Channel Islands Chapter Seeking More Board Members

The CCA Channel Islands Chapter is asking its local membership to come out and get involved in their local CCA chapter. The chapter will be holding 2 upcoming meetings for those that are curious about the local chapter board of directors, or who would like to become more involved in the chapter. Our first meeting…

LA Chapter To Hold Lobster Seminar At Island Tackle

The CCA Los Angeles Chapter will be holding a lobster hooping seminar at Island Tackle in Carson. We are inviting all current members, past members, new members and the general public to come enjoy the seminar, and there will be no cost to attend. Don’t miss out as the Promar Prostaff will be the featured…

CCA CAL Adds Six New Board Members In 2019

For Immediate Release Contact: Chris Arechaederra chrisa@ccacalifornia.org SAN DIEGO, CA — The Coastal Conservation Association of California (CCA CAL) has added six new board members in 2019. Paul Byrd, Marty Firestein, Jim Hendricks, Charles Schoemaker, Greg Stotesbury, and Daniel Tabor will now serve on the CCA CAL State Board of Directors. All six new board…

CCA CAL Calendar Drawing

Coastal Conservation Association of California (CCA CAL) and Bill Varney have teamed up to offer a new twist to the  2019  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 be…

Input Sought From Anglers Regarding Artificial Reefs in California

Earlier this year, the California Department of Fish & Wildlife and CCA California collaborated on a survey regarding artificial reef usage off the coast of California. The survey will help the California Department of Fish and Wildlife understand how and why the artificial reefs(excluding jetties, break walls, and piers) are used by the public and…

CCA CAL Lobster Seminar Held In Bakersfield

Earlier this month, CCA CAL Executive Director Wayne Kotow was at Cope’s Tackle & Rod Shop in Bakersfield giving a seminar on lobster hooping in Southern California. Technique, regulations, and gear types were just a few of the important topics that were covered for the 30 people who attended the seminar. Those who attended were…