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CCA began in 1977 after drastic commercial overfishing along the Texas coast decimated redfish and speckled trout populations. Since then, we’ve dedicated ourselves to preserving and restoring fish populations for the generations to come.
Find Your Chapter
Join over 125,000 recreational anglers and outdoor enthusiasts working to conserve our marine resources and coastal environments by finding your local state CCA chapter.
National Habitat Program
The Building Conservation Trust (BCT) was created to provide vital funding for grassroots-driven projects that achieve one or more of five key objectives: Restore degraded habitats; Create new habitats; Advance the science of coastal habitat and marine fisheries conservation; Foster habitat stewardship; and Educate coastal communities of the value of conservation.
The ReleaSense initiative provides a platform for anglers, industry, and resource managers to share information regarding the best catch and release practices for many prized sportfish species. ReleaSense will provide an expanding series of catch and release instructional videos, as well as interviews with leaders in the recreational fishing industry, fisheries managers, and expert anglers from across North America. Increasing awareness of this information will improve survival rates of released fish ensuring healthy and sustainable populations of harvestable fish for the future.
Science of Conservation
Science is at the core of formulating all our policy decisions, so helping to ensure the best and brightest of the next generation have everything they need to continue their education is a win for marine resources and for anglers. The Science of Conservation Scholarship Program is a unique partnership among industry, conservation groups, and marine science centers designed to invest in the next generation of marine scientists and prepare them to be the leaders of tomorrow.