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…

Santa Barbara Chapter To Hold Very First Banquet

The CCA Santa Barbara chapter is hoping to get you “Hooked On Santa Barbara” as they hold their very first CCA banquet. Relax and enjoy garlic roasted chicken or BBQ’d tri tip and all the fix’ins while you enjoy tunes by the Rip Tones in the beautiful Rancho Embarcadero Clubhouse. Fun speakers, auctions and raffles…

CCA CAL Heads Inland For Newest Chapter

CCA CAL has started their newest chapter in the Inland Empire! The very first meeting was held at the Okuma Headquarters on May 23rd, and there was over 20 people in the room who were very interested in what CCA CAL is currently doing and what we can do for them. Because of the amount…

LA Chapter Serves Up Great BBQ

The CCA Los Angeles Chapter held their 4th annual banquet at the Long Beach Rod & Gun Club and served up some fantastic barbecue to almost 150 people! Thanks to the leadership of LA Chapter President John Ballotti, the LA Chapter pulled off a great event and welcomed a great mix of some old friends…

CCA CAL Chairman Testifies On Gillnet Phaseout

CCA CAL Chairman Bill Shedd of AFTCO testified before Congress on the impact of drift gill nets on the population of sport fish in our waters. Shedd testified in front of the Natural Resources Subcommittee on Water, Oceans and Wildlife, which held a legislative hearing on many bills including the Driftnet Modernization and Bycatch Reduction…

Young Angler Steals The Show At Riptide Rendezvous

The fish definitely showed up for Riptide Rendezvous at Rincon Beach Park, as fly and conventional tackle fisherman were grouped together for a tournament in earlier in May. Riptide Rendezvous, a combined tournament for both conventional and fly anglers, was put on by the Southwest Council of Fly Fishers International with help from CCA California.…