SOUTH CAROLINA

Great Southern Homes Announces Commitment to Conservation

By Wells | January 29, 2020

Great Southern Homes Announces Commitment to Conservation Leading South Carolina Home Builder proud Partner in Conservation     Columbia, S.C. – With the start of the new year, Coastal Conservation Association South Carolina and the privately-held Great Southern Homes headquartered in Irmo, SC are excited to announce the home builder has become the marine advocacy […]

CCA SC, Sea Hunt Boat Company extend marine conservation partnership

By Wells | January 20, 2020

CCA SC, Sea Hunt Boat Company extend marine conservation partnership Nations top selling saltwater boat builder committed to conservation, recreational angling   Columbia, S.C. – With the start of the new year, marine conservation and recreational saltwater fishing in the Palmetto State received a shot in the arm with the announcement that CCA South Carolina […]

Sea Hunt/CCA Reef Deployment

By Wells | November 8, 2019

CCA SC’s Topwater Action Campaign 10th anniversary celebration continues! The Sea Hunt Boat Company/CCA Reef is the third and latest Deepwater reef (100’ of water or greater) CCA SC and partners have deployed making it the tenth artificial reef drop off the coast of South Carolina in the short life history of the program; 10 […]

Angling community unites to give Mother Nature a boost

By Wells | July 24, 2018

[dt_gap height=”10″ /]Angling community unites to give Mother Nature a boost Project ReSpeck to enhance stock recovery capability at Waddell Center   Columbia, S.C. – This past January, record cold weather set in across the Southeast causing a noticeable fish kill along the entire Palmetto State coast and calling into question the future of several […]

General Oglethorpe at Final Resting Place

By Wells | July 10, 2018

[dt_gap height=”10″ /]In June 2018, CCA SC established its first Offshore Reef off the  coast of Charleston.  This is the story…   CCA South Carolina sinks the SS Oglethorpe from Catch 1 Films on Vimeo.

First 2018 STAR tagged redfish caught in Murrells Inlet!

By Wells | July 2, 2018

[dt_gap height=”10″ /]***Breaking News*** First 2018 STAR tagged redfish caught in Murrells Inlet!               Columbia, SC – While enjoying the Palmetto State coast on vacation, an angler from Ohio was fishing with Capt Jay Baisch of Fishful Thinking Guide Service in Murrells Inlet, SC. The crew was having a good day of fun and […]

Modern Fish Act 101

By Wells | June 5, 2018

[dt_gap height=”10″ /]From our friends at The Center for Sportfishing Policy: Modern Fish Act 101 Time to Get Reel As we celebrate National Fishing and Boating Week, a review of the Modern Fish Act is in order. A lot has been written about this bill by many different people — some informed and some uninformed. One […]

Habitat partners complete General Oglethorpe Reef

By Wells | May 16, 2018

[dt_gap height=”10″ /] Habitat partners complete General Oglethorpe Reef CCA South Carolina and conservation partners splash first of three new reefs   Columbia, S.C. – Last week, Coastal Conservation Association South Carolina (CCA SC), the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR), and the Building Conservation Trust (BCT) – CCA’s national habitat program – completed […]

CCA SC’s STAR tournament drums up support for tagging program

By Wells | March 13, 2018

CCA SC’s STAR tournament drums up support for tagging program   Columbia, S.C. – In 2017, CCA SC’s STAR Tournament, presented by Sea Hunt Boats, enjoyed its first year of offering recreational anglers the opportunity to participate in a coast-wide tagged red drum fishing tournament. A set number of tagged red drum (48) were released […]

CCA South Carolina celebrates 10 years of marine habitat work

By Wells | March 8, 2018

CCA South Carolina celebrates 10 years of marine habitat work Donation of two more trailers marks angling group’s ongoing commitment to improve state’s marine habitat   Columbia, S.C. – Ten years ago, Coastal Conservation Association South Carolina (CCA SC) launched its habitat program – The Topwater Action Campaign. Its focus was primarily to work with […]