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…

AFTCO & CCA Expand Partnership

For a second year, AFTCO and the CCA have expanded their relationship as they collectively work toward their common goal to conserve, promote, and enhance the present and future availability of our coastal resources.  This year, AFTCO becomes the official clothing website partner of the Coastal Conservation Association, will donate product to support more than…

No Fishing Great White Sharks CDFW Reminds Anglers

No Fishing White Sharks In 1994, white sharks received special protected status in California law, which prohibits take of white sharks, except by special permit and some commercial incidental take allowances. Additionally, state regulations protect white sharks from recreational fishing. Federal regulations implemented in 2004 prohibit white shark retention in California, requiring their immediate release…

California Fishing & Ocean Workshops

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife’s (CDFW) California Fishing Passport program would like to help more men, women, and children go fishing. Beginning the weekend of June 10-11, 2017 we are offering FREE Ocean Fishing Workshops to teach people about California’s many ocean fishes, the environment they live in, and how to fish for them.…