Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Seeks Applications for Advisory Council

NOAA’s Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary is seeking to fill seats on its advisory council, which represents the public’s interests in sanctuary matters and provides advice to the sanctuary superintendent.  Sanctuary staff are currently accepting applications for: At-Large – southern region (alternate), Commercial Fishing (primary and alternate), and Recreational Fishing (alternate) seats on its advisory council.  Candidates…

Surf-Fishing Seminars Draw Big Crowds

This summer’s CCA on-the-beach surf fishing seminars have been a big hit.  So far over 150 anglers have enjoyed a seminar and personal instruction by Bill Varney and his crew at both Crystal Cove State Park and Turners’s Solana Beach surf clinics.  There’s still time for you to learn surf fishing, right on the beach,…

Kids Win Big With Tuna Wars V

Captain Rollo’s Kids At Sea had their biggest event of the year in June when Tuna Wars V kicked off while fishing was great! The Liberty and Tomahawk, which both call Fisherman’s Landing in San Diego home, took out about 25 anglers each, many of which are loyal members of CCA and serve as board…

Santa Barbara Chapter Holds Their Very First Banquet

One of the newest chapters of CCA California held their very first banquet in Santa Barbara at the Rancho Embarcadero Clubhouse. Beautiful decorations lined the entire room, and even outside, as great music, drinks and food were all served up throughout the entire venue. Chapter President Tiffany Vague put out a great program as Executive…

CHFC Foundation To Hold Youth Expo On June 29th!

The CHFC Foundation will be hosting their 2nd Annual “Youth Expo” on Saturday, June 29, 2019 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. All youth must pre-register for this free event at www.CHFCFoundation.org plus download waiver and bring signed waiver to registration table the day of the event. Car Pooling is recommended-limited parking.  Compton Hunting &…

White Sea Bass Wins MDRA Halibut Derby

There was big drama in the 44th Annual MDR Halibut Derby that took place on June 1st & 2nd at Burton Chace Park in Marina Del Rey. The two-day charity fishing event helps raise funds for the Youth Fishing Program, Veterans Fishing, and the two White Sea Bass Grow Out Pens. These programs allow the…