President Trump Signs The Save Our Seas Act of 2018

In October, President Donald Trump signed the Save Our Seas Act of 2018, which will help expand the United States effort in helping to clean the world’s oceans. “This waste, trash, and debris harms not only marine life, but also fisherman, coastal economies along America’s vast stretches,” said President Trump. Senate Bill 3508 passed in…

Hubbs Seaworld Is Looking For A Hatchery Liaison!

Are you interested in getting involved in one of California’s premier ocean conservation programs? Do you have a couple of days each week of free time? Then this announcement might be just what you are looking for! Hubbs-Sea World Research Institute in partnership with the Coastal Conservation Association California (CCA Cal) is seeking a highly…

CCA California To Collaborate In Tagging Bluefin

The Coastal Conservation Association of California (CCA CAL) is working with Dr. Barbara Block of Stanford University to support her Tag A Giant (TAG) Pacific bluefin tuna tagging program.  The primary goal of this new effort is to tag large bluefin weighing more than 150lbs. with sophisticated pop-up satellite archival tags that detail the bluefin’s journey over…

Live in the 805 is Coming Back!

The CCA Channel Islands Chapter is having its 2nd Annual Live in the 805 fundraiser on October 13th! There will be a shrimp scampi dinner, along with great auction and raffle items available to win. It will be at the Channel Islands Yacht Club, and cost will be $50 for adults and $25 for kids.…

Legislation for a 12-month license is dead for 2018

Senate Bill 518, which would have brought a 12-month license to all anglers in the state of California, has been killed for 2018. This is the second time in 2 years that a measure introducing a modern approach to a 12-month license has failed. State Sen. Tom Berryhill (R) of Twain Harte was the author…

Groundfish Regulations Have Changed – Get Up To Date

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) announces new recreational fishing restrictions will soon go into effect for groundfish in waters north of Point Conception to the Oregon/California state line. The changes to the authorized fishing depths described below take effect Saturday, Aug. 25 at 12:01 a.m. The recreational groundfish fishery depth restrictions will…

CCA CAL Names New Assistant Director

Coastal Conservation Association of California (CCA CAL) has added Chris Arechaederra as Assistant Director. He joins Wayne Kotow, Executive Director of CCA CAL, and will help with growing CCA CAL’s presence in California along with developing future chapters. Fishing has always been a part of his life since childhood, fishing up and down the coast…

Casino Night @ Dana Wharf To Support CCA CAL

The Orange County Chapter of CCA CAL invites everyone to join them for Casino Night presented by Dana Wharf Sportfishing on June 2, 2018 from 4 to 8 PM.  Casino Night will have music, fun, casino games and food provided by Harbor Grill & Treager Grills. The price of a ticket includes a one year…