CCA CAL Calendar Drawing

Coastal Conservation Association of California (CCA CAL) and Bill Varney have teamed up to offer a new twist to the  2019  Sportfishing Tide Calendar that will be available at tackle stores, landings and all Turner’s Outdoorsman stores. This year’s calendar has more than just great pictures, important dates and tide charts—it has prizes too! CCA CAL will be…

CCA, Shimano, Harte Research Institute Partner To Back ReleaSense.org

The Coastal Conservation Association, Shimano and the Harte Research Institute For Gulf of Mexico Studies have partnered with the ReleaSense Initiative to provide a platform for anglers, industry, and resource managers to share information regarding the best catch and release practices for many prized species. ReleaSense will provide an expanding series of catch and release instructional videos,…

New Ground Fish Regulations Coming In 2019

The California Fish and Game Commission took action and made changes regarding the ground fish recreational fishery. For the 2019 opener, saltwater anglers can fish in depths up to 450 feet, rather than the 350 feet it has been in recent years. Also anglers are now allowed to fish in depths of 240 feet in…

CCA CAL Puts On Broodstock Trips For Halibut

Members and volunteers from CCA CAL spent two days fishing in San Diego Bay for halibut for the Hubbs-Seaworld Research Institute (HSWRI). Throughout the two days, we had five different boats fishing, plus one mothership which held all of the fish that were kept. This was the first time holding a broodstock trip on private…

US Senate Passes Modern Fish Act Unanimously

The US Senate has just passed S1520, also known as the Modern Fish Act of 2017, and the bill is now heading towards the US House of Representatives for a final vote. The bill would make critical updates for the oversights of federal fisheries. The Modern Fish Act, introduced by Senators Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Bill…