Conservation

Well before others thought of it and even before the term cause-marketing had been coined, in 1962 Milt Shedd believed that in the future, businesses were going to be required to give back to their community.

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On Sunday July 28, 2019 from 4 pm until 8 pm CCA California’s Orange County Chapter will be at the Dana Point Yacht Club for Casino Night!  Come enjoy this event which includes dinner, beverages, raffles, auctions and gaming fun!  Plus, all proceeds help to support CCA’s many projects to enhance fishing in California. Admission …

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Glimmer Beacon – A Conservation Success Story A previous article regarded successful businessman Mike McGettigan in the early 2000’s who had dived and fished in the Sea of Cortez since 1972 and had watched the rapid destruction of the fisheries in the Sea in the 1970s and ’80s. These activities had spurred him to found SeaWatch, …

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AFTCO & B.A.S.S Nation are proud to announce the four chapters selected for the AFTCO & B.A.S.S. Nation Conservation Grant Program. The winning grants were presented at ICAST during AFTCO’s 60th anniversary celebration by AFTCO President Bill Shedd and B.A.S.S. Conservation Director, Gene Gilliland. “Conservation has played a key role in our 60 years of …

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Graham Wins First Place Award for Conservation Writing Gary Graham of Lake Elsinore, California, won the first place award in the John Reginato Conservation Award category in an outdoor writing contest sponsored by the Outdoor Writers Association of California (OWAC). The award was presented at OWAC’s semi-annual conference on May 7 in Sonoma. Graham won …

Conservation

AFTCO a long-time leader in conservation in the saltwater world is bringing their conservation ethics to the freshwater market in 2018 with a variety of new initiatives including their Bank Bag program. This program will be in full effect during the 2018 collegiate bass fishing championship.   During that week AFTCO supplies a Bank Bag to each …

Conservation

Freshwater Conservation Grants – AFTCO & B.A.S.S. With a long history of supporting conservation efforts by donating 10 percent of company profits through their 10% Pledge, AFTCO continues that tradition with the AFTCO / B.A.S.S. Nation Conservation Grants. The program was formally announced by AFTCO President Bill Shedd at the recent B.A.S.S. Conservation Summit held during the …

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CCA CAL Marine Conservation Through the generosity of a match from Anthony Hsieh, the Coastal Conservation Association of California (CCA CAL) raised $237,543.50 to further their ability to represent saltwater anglers in CA. On February 6, 2018 CCA CAL Chairman Bill Shedd and Treasurer Don Trojan received a $79,214.50 check from Anthony for the 2-1 …

CCA South Carolina
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As a gift to commemorate the now extra than 50 years Shimano has experienced a presence in the United States — and the 40-12 months anniversary of Shimano-branded deal with currently being offered by fishing dealers nationwide— the business is generating big economical contributions to support the advocacy initiatives of leisure fishing teams in places in which …

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AFTCO SUPPORT CONSERVATION: A YEAR IN REVIEW Your purchase of products produced and distributed by AFTCO enabled the contribution of more than $510,000 to conservation efforts in 2017. None of that would have been possible without the support of AFTCO customers like you. Your contribution through the AFTCO 10% Pledge helped to fund these 2017 …