ATTN: 2022 STAR TAGGED REDFISH ALERT!
Last week, we had our first blue-tagged redfish caught by an angler on Dauphin Island. Unfortunately, the angler was not registered for the CCA AL STAR Tournament and was ineligible for the 2022 @NauticStar Boats @Yamaha Motor 215 Bay Boat Package. Don't let TA...
STAR 2022 Official Rules - UPDATED 5-27-22 Presented by Yamaha Motors and Nautic Star Boats!
Posted on May 27, 2022
2022 CCA STAR RULES FOR COASTAL CONSERVATION ASSOCIATION ALABAMA (“CCA STAR
Tournament: Annual STAR (Statewide Tournament and Angler’s Rodeo) Tournament (...
Alabama doesn't spring to mind as a prime Tarpon destination, but maybe it should When one thinks of a serious expedition after tarpon, destinations like the Florida Keys, the Everglades backcountry, and Homosassa come to mind. The sugar-white sands of Orange Beach rarely enter consideration but perhaps they should. The species and its usual haunts are marked on the bucket lists ...
NOAA’s insistence on converting state red snapper data into cryptocurrency is stretching credibility beyond the limits. By Ted Venker
CCA Conservation Director
Trying to make sense of federal red snapper management in the Gulf of Mexico has often been a sore trial for recreational anglers, but now even the Gulf states are grappling with the ongoing absurdity.
The long and twisted trail putting future red sna...
Graduate Student Funding & Bull Red Drum Acoustic/Satellite Tagging Study
The Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo and the Coastal Conservation Association Alabama each donated to the newly established School of Marine and Environmental Sciences in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of South Alabama during a reception on March 18.
A volunteer-led organization...
Last week, the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council elected to defer until January 2023 a controversial measure that would have slashed Alabama’s red snapper quota by 52 percent and Mississippi’s by 62 percent. The cuts would have resulted in single-digit-day snapper seasons for both states in ...