Pickets Plan Comes Together

Private/public effort launches artificial reefing project to save famed Louisiana trout hotspot $1.2 million plan to preserve habitat in the area known as the Pickets, often referred to as hallowed ground in Louisiana trout fishing circles, was unveiled this week by officials of Apache Corporation, Fieldwood Energy LLC, Coastal Conservation Association (CCA), and the State…

Offshore, SoCal Style

California is known for many things, but its stellar offshore fishery is an under-appreciated prize. While California is known for being the home of movie stars, Mickey Mouse, Shamu and countless palm trees, it’s not often thought of as a great offshore fishing destination. Nothing could be further from the truth. SoCal is home to…

Shell Continues Major Commitment To Gulf Marine Habitat

Historic partnership with CCA habitat program to continue another three years Coastal Conservation Association and Shell Oil Company have announced an extension of their unique partnership that has already produced more than a dozen significant marine habitat restoration projects along the Gulf Coast over the past two years. Shell’s decision to fund $500,000 over each…