Why Join CCA Washington

What's In It For Me?

Do you fish for salmon, steelhead, sturgeon, rockfish or other marine fish? Around 600,000 Washington fishermen do. Banding together is essential to bring about real conservation based change. How will you beneit from being part of CCA's successful team, with only a $30 annual membership?

POLITICAL CLOUT - THE PRIMARY DRIVING FORCE

Political clout derives from a large membership and intelligent, knowledgeable, and active leadership. Fisheries issues are political, and CCA Washington wages the political battles on behalf of fishermen in four arenas.

The Washington State Legislature: CCA maintains an effective state legislative lobbying and legal presence year around, both during the legislative sessions and throughout the rest of the year in one-on-one meetings with lawmakers.

The Fish and Wildlife Commission: CCA's lobbyist and volunteers testify frequently throughout the year at Fish and Wildlife Commission meetings.

The Fish and Wildlife Department: CCA's volunteers interact regularly with Fish and Wildlife
department leaders and staff.

Fish and Wildlife Advisory Committees: Numerous CCA members are actively involved in nearly twenty different advisory boards and commissions that provide advise and counsel to the Fish and Wildlife.