A New Report Demonstrates That Banning Traditional Fishing Tackle In California Will Cause Significant Economic Harm

Banning lead tackle would increase the cost of fishing and reduce funds available for fisheries conservation and habitat restoration A report released by the California Coastal Conservation Association and the American Sportfishing Association (ASA) demonstrates that banning traditional fishing tackle will have a negative impact on fishing participation, which generates millions of dollars for fisheries…

CCA Welcomes California Chapter

CCA California. It looks as good written as it sounds when spoken, and even that unusual character on the cover looks particularly appealing. It is an exciting time for CCA. With the newly created CCA California, we are entering a new era in conservation. For many years there have been conversations and meetings to discuss…

Construction To Begin On The “Pickets Reef”

Private/public partnership launches artificial reefing project to save famed Louisiana trout hotspot Coastal Conservation Association of Louisiana, Apache Corporation, Fieldwood Energy and the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries will begin construction this week on an artificial reef system at the site of the recently removed structures in Ship Shoal 26, known by many Louisiana…

Artificial Reef At The “Pickets” Underway

CCA Louisiana and partners launch artificial reefing project to save famed Louisiana trout hotspot The Coastal Conservation Association of Louisiana, along with partners, Apache Corporation, Fieldwood Energy and the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, began construction Tuesday on an artificial reef system in Ship Shoal 26, known by many Louisiana anglers as “the Pickets.”…

Anglers Pitch In To Refurbish Artificial Reefs

Private/public effort completes enhancement on Cane, Fish River reefs The Alabama Marine Resources Division (MRD) completed an artificial reef enhancement project on P. Grey Cane, Jr. and Fish River Reefs in Mobile Bay this summer, the result of an ongoing partnership between CCA Alabama and the state to enhance habitat within Alabama’s inshore waters and…

Restoration Of Cedar Bayou Completed

Iconic Pass Now Open After Years of Planning and Fundraising Efforts

Cedar Bayou and Vinson Slough were opened on September 25, 2014, after having been sealed in the 1970s and enduring decades of negative impacts from siltation and low water flows. Local media were invited to view the ribbon-cutting ceremony and opening last Thursday.