White Seabass Program News

Here is a quick update on the White Sea Bass Program for CCA CAL members… HSWRI has been making their winter deliveries of baby White Sea Bass these first two weeks of December. Fish have already been delivered to Southwest Yacht Club, Channel Islands Harbor and Marina Del Rey. Newport Beach will get their fish on…

Mexico Announces 4 New Biosphere Reserves

The President of Mexico, Enrique Peña Nieto, signed a decree announcing the formation of four new terrestrial and marine biosphere reserves that will bring the country’s total to 91 million hectares set aside for preservation. These reserves will be named the Mexican Caribbean Biosphere Reserve, The Pacific Islands Biosphere Reserve, the Pacific Biosphere Reserve and…

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California Vessel Operator Cards

As many of you may remember, in 2014, Governor Brown Jr. signed Senate Bill 941 into law. The bill was to promote boating safety education for California boat operators. The law will be implemented under the California State Parks Division of Boating and Waterways (DBW). Operator Cards (CVOC) will be issued to those persons who provide…

Pacific Council Flip-Flops on Greener Gear

When a politician changes heart over something that millions of others have changed their mind on and owns up to it, we call them “evolved.” But when the Pacific Fishery Management Council, led by California, changes course on authorizing deep set buoy gear (DSBG) despite overwhelming public support for transitioning away from indiscriminate, industrial-scale fishing…