Welcome to CCA Oregon | Resource-First, Science-Based Advocates

CCA Oregon is an advocacy group for salmon, steelhead and other Northwest marine fish species.  Our Job is to give a voice to this precious resource that cannot defend itself against harm.  Since 2007 CCA Oregon has developed into the most effective and far reaching fish advocacy organization in our state's history.

We are not just a fishing club.

We employ professional staff (lobbyist, executive director, regional fisheries director) that carry out our work while we are at our jobs.  The model of "Member Driven" comes from 40 years experience in 18 coastal states.  The heart of our "fish politics" work is the Government Relations Committee (GRC).  The GRC is a small group of Oregon CCA Members who are extremely knowlegeable in the history of fish politics in the Pacific Northwest, the here and now, what is on the near and on the far horizon.  They know and understand the people in the Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission, the Oregon Legislature, the Tribes, and many Federal agencies who influence our PNW fisheries.  The GRC works and collaborates with many "fishing Clubs" who have like interests.

The GRC has the pulse of what most CCA members want, and the GRC analyzes and makes recommendations to the Oregon CCA Board of Directors.

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ODFW set to undermine gillnet reforms, approve first spring Chinook gillnet fishery since 2016

ODFW and WDFW will convene the Columbia River Compact tomorrow at 2PM to approve additional spring Chinook fisheries, including an extension of Columbia River recreational fisheries.  Unfortunately, the agencies may also approve a mainstem spring Chinook small mesh gillnet fishery – the first since 2016.  In taking this action, the agencies are directly undermining the Columbia River gillnet reforms and the $14.4M voluntary buyback recently approved by the Wash

Outdoor GPS is Back Bigger and Better!

The popular Outdoor GPS is back with weekly shows on Saturday and Sunday, and CCA is one of the sponsors.  You can see them on Channel  Fox 12 Plus KPDX (check your local listing for the channel).

On Sunday, March 13, 2022, CCA GRC Chair Bruce Polley had a conversation with Owin Hays of Outdoor GPS.  They talked about many fish issues.  Very interesting and informative!

Click the link below to watch Bruce’s interview on March 13, 2022: