Ensuring the health and conservation of our marine resources and anglers’ access to them.

our mission

Conserve, Promote, Enhance

The purpose of CCA is to advise and educate the public on conservation of marine resources. The objective of CCA is to conserve, promote, and enhance the present and future availability of those coastal resources for the benefit and enjoyment of the general public.


our work

Together, we can help maintain and improve the Chesapeake Bay's vitality through fishing and boating management actions and habitat restoration initiatives.

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Rockfish release
May 5, 2023

New Striped Bass Regulations Aimed at Addressing Conservation Concerns

Sportfishing groups support a seldom-used emergency action intended to reduce fishing mortality and increase the chance of rebuilding the striped bass fishery by 2029.

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