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.

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…

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…