CA Fishing License 12-Month Bill Is Dead

12-month Fishing Bill is Dead! It is truly unbelievable. The Assembly Appropriations Committee, chaired by Assembly Member Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher who represents a San Diego coastal district, did not report out Senate Bill 187 this past Friday. SB 187, legislation authored by Senator Tom Berryhill, would have created an annual fishing license that would be…

CCA CAL Calendar Drawing

Coastal Conservation Association of California (CCA CAL) and Bill Varney have teamed up to offer a new twist to the  2017 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…

CCA CAL San Diego Chapter Event

Come join us for a fun evening as CCA CAL San Diego Chapter holds its 2nd Annual Craft Beer and Food Festival at Portuguese Hall on Saturday, August 26th from 5:30pm to 9:30pm. The event will have local breweries featuring their craft beers, various food items from sushi to tacos, and live music. We will…

Pacific Bluefin Will Not Be Listed Endangered In US

The American Sportfishing Association (ASA) approves the decision made by NOAA’s National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA Fisheries) to turn down a proposal to list Pacific bluefin tuna under the Endangered Species Act. “NOAA’s science-based decision affirms ASA’s position that international efforts are needed to conserve and build Pacific bluefin tuna stocks, however, it’s important to…

CCA CAL Craft Beer & Food Festival

Come join us for a fun evening as CCA CAL San Diego Chapter holds its 2nd Annual Craft Beer and Food Festival at Portuguese Hall on Saturday, August 26th from 5:30pm to 9:30pm. The event will have local breweries featuring their craft beers, various food items from sushi to tacos, and live music. We will…

CCA CAL & Passport Program

We are very happy CCA CAL can be a part of such a great program. We have the next one coming up on Aug 5th-6th. We are always looking for more volunteers that want to share our passion for our favorite sport of fishing.   Working with so many great people to help give others…

CCA Event @ Channel Islands Yacht Club

On Sunday July 30, 2017, there will be a “Live in the 805 Surf and Turf” Luncheon and Party at Channel Islands Yacht Club. The purpose of the party is a fund raiser for the Coastal Conservation Association of California, Channel Islands Chapter. There will be Dinning, Live music, Auctions and a Raffle to raise…

West Coast Groundfish Rebuilding Success

Seven of the 10 West Coast groundfish species found to be overfished since about 2000 are now rebuilt, with NOAA Fisheries declaring bocaccio and darkblotched rockfish rebuilt ahead of schedule earlier this month. Scientists, managers and industry collaboratively developed rebuilding strategies for the overfished species through the Pacific Fishery Management Council. The nation’s primary fishing…