Pickets Plan Comes Together

Private/public effort launches artificial reefing project to save famed Louisiana trout hotspot $1.2 million plan to preserve habitat in the area known as the Pickets, often referred to as hallowed ground in Louisiana trout fishing circles, was unveiled this week by officials of Apache Corporation, Fieldwood Energy LLC, Coastal Conservation Association (CCA), and the State…

Offshore, SoCal Style

California is known for many things, but its stellar offshore fishery is an under-appreciated prize. While California is known for being the home of movie stars, Mickey Mouse, Shamu and countless palm trees, it’s not often thought of as a great offshore fishing destination. Nothing could be further from the truth. SoCal is home to…

Kenny Chesney Accepts Honorary Board Seat With CCA’s Habitat Program

The Building Conservation Trust, the national marine habitat program of the Coastal Conservation Association, is proud to announce country superstar Kenny Chesney will serve as an honorary board member. Founded in 2010 to enable people who love and enjoy the oceans, the Trust supports projects that revitalize critical habitat and establish a vibrant foundation for…

Shell Continues Major Commitment To Gulf Marine Habitat

Historic partnership with CCA habitat program to continue another three years Coastal Conservation Association and Shell Oil Company have announced an extension of their unique partnership that has already produced more than a dozen significant marine habitat restoration projects along the Gulf Coast over the past two years. Shell’s decision to fund $500,000 over each…

CCA Louisiana To Begin Construction On New Reef In Vermilion Bay

Coastal Conservation Association of Louisiana, Shell Oil Company, The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, D&L Salvage and Marine and Roadrock Recyclers will begin construction this week on a much anticipated artificial reef in Vermilion Bay, to be named the “Leon and David Ortemond Reef.” A media site visit will be conducted Friday, July 12,…