CCA MD Newsroom

Waterfowl Festival Kids’ Fishing Derby

November 16, 2018
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CCA Maryland sponsors the Kids’ Fishing Derby at this year’s 48th annual Waterfowl Festival in Easton, Maryland.  More than 200 kids from all over the region came out to do some fishing at the Bay Street Ponds and winning fun prizes while and learning how to fish. EASTON, MARYLAND (Saturday & Sunday, November 10-11, 2018) … Read more

CCA Requests NEW Broad Stakeholder Based Consensus Building Effort for Oyster Management

November 16, 2018
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As a requirement of the Sustainable Oyster Population and Fishery Act of 2016, Maryland DNR requested input from members of the Sport Fisheries Advisory Commission(SFAC) on management tools to include in the new fisheries management plan. CCA’s Executive Director sent the following letter to DNR requesting a new consensus building effort to build the future … Read more

CCA Opposes Proposal to Open Block Island Transit Zone to Striped Bass Fishing

November 7, 2018
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On behalf of our members, CCA sent these comments in opposition of the proposal to open the Block Island Transit Zone to Striped Bass Fishing. The following text is the summary of a proposal that NOAA is currently considering to change the rules regarding possession and possible harvest “NOAA Fisheries is considering removal of the current … Read more

CCA Maryland Opposes Changes to Commercial Live Sale of Yellow Perch

October 29, 2018
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The following comments were sent to Maryland DNR as part of the regulatory scoping process on 10/29/2018.  More information on the fisheries rule-making process can be found on the DNR “Changes to Fisheries Regulations” website. October 29, 2018 Via email only to: fisheriespubliccomment.dnr@maryland.gov   RE: Comments for Proposed Changes to Regulations the Sale of Live … Read more

4th Annual Oyster Stroll Downtown Westminster 2018

October 16, 2018
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Downtown Westminster’s 4th annual Oyster Stroll raised awareness and funds for Coastal Conservation Association Maryland with delectable freshly shucked oysters from aquaculture farms all over The Bay. WESTMINSTER, MARYLAND (Saturday, October 13, 2018) Thousands of oyster lovers hit the streets of Westminster last Saturday to enjoy the season’s first taste of fall and slurp up … Read more

Half Shells for Habitat, Patuxent River Banquet 2018

October 15, 2018
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Coastal Conservation Association Maryland’s Patuxent River Chapter hosts Half Shells for Habitat, a fundraising event with a focus on growing the Living Reef Action Campaign (LRAC) into Southern Maryland SOLOMONS, MARYLAND (Thursday, October 11, 2018)— In spite of the wild weather, more than 80 local members, conservationists and friends came out to show their support … Read more

Fishing Rods at the Westminster Library

October 9, 2018
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Westminster, MD – On Saturday, October 13, the Coastal Conservation Association of Maryland, Central Region Chapter, made a donation of fishing rods and equipment to Carroll County Public Library’s Westminster Branch. The donation helped supplement the existing collection of six fishing rods and equipment currently available for loan from the branch. The presentation took place during the … Read more

2018 Red Trout Tournament Results

October 2, 2018
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2018 CCA Maryland Red Trout Tournament Crisfield, Maryland It was a beautiful weekend in Crisfield, Maryland for the 2018 Red Trout Fishing Tournament. Fisherman from all over the region came to Crisfield to enjoy fishing this two-day tournament amongst Tangier Sound’s many creeks, rivers, reefs, and islands. The Red Trout Tournament started in 2013, to … Read more

Coastal Conservation Association Comments On Bluefish Allocation Amendment To The Bluefish Management Plan

July 23, 2018
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The following comments were provided by CCA on the current Bluefish Allocation Amendment being considered by the Mid-Atlantic Council.  Full details of this action can be found HERE The following information is from the document regarding public input: The public is encouraged to submit comments regarding the range of potential issues to be addressed in … Read more

CCA Maryland is Hiring

July 11, 2018
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Coastal Conservation Association Maryland (CCA Maryland) is a state chapter of Coastal Conservation Association(CCA). The purpose of CCA is to advise and educate the public on the conservation of our marine resources.  The objective of CCA is to conserve, promote and enhance the present and future availability of our coastal resources for the benefit of … Read more