CCA CAL Members Fish To Collect Data For CCFRP

In September, CCA California members had a great time fishing on one of seventeen research trips aboard the Stardust out of Santa Barbara. On this free trip to San Miguel anglers caught and released 471 fish, had a fantastic lunch cooked by John, beautiful weather and a flat calm day.  Scientists Chris, Katlin and Price all from California…

President Trump Signs The Save Our Seas Act of 2018

In October, President Donald Trump signed the Save Our Seas Act of 2018, which will help expand the United States effort in helping to clean the world’s oceans. “This waste, trash, and debris harms not only marine life, but also fisherman, coastal economies along America’s vast stretches,” said President Trump. Senate Bill 3508 passed in…

Hubbs Seaworld Is Looking For A Hatchery Liaison!

Are you interested in getting involved in one of California’s premier ocean conservation programs? Do you have a couple of days each week of free time? Then this announcement might be just what you are looking for! Hubbs-Sea World Research Institute in partnership with the Coastal Conservation Association California (CCA Cal) is seeking a highly…

CCA California To Collaborate In Tagging Bluefin

The Coastal Conservation Association of California (CCA CAL) is working with Dr. Barbara Block of Stanford University to support her Tag A Giant (TAG) Pacific bluefin tuna tagging program.  The primary goal of this new effort is to tag large bluefin weighing more than 150lbs. with sophisticated pop-up satellite archival tags that detail the bluefin’s journey over…

Live in the 805 is Coming Back!

The CCA Channel Islands Chapter is having its 2nd Annual Live in the 805 fundraiser on October 13th! There will be a shrimp scampi dinner, along with great auction and raffle items available to win. It will be at the Channel Islands Yacht Club, and cost will be $50 for adults and $25 for kids.…

Groundfish Regulations Have Changed – Get Up To Date

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) announces new recreational fishing restrictions will soon go into effect for groundfish in waters north of Point Conception to the Oregon/California state line. The changes to the authorized fishing depths described below take effect Saturday, Aug. 25 at 12:01 a.m. The recreational groundfish fishery depth restrictions will…

CCA CAL Names New Assistant Director

Coastal Conservation Association of California (CCA CAL) has added Chris Arechaederra as Assistant Director. He joins Wayne Kotow, Executive Director of CCA CAL, and will help with growing CCA CAL’s presence in California along with developing future chapters. Fishing has always been a part of his life since childhood, fishing up and down the coast…