The Austin Chapter is composed of the greater Austin area.
CCA Austin sincerely thanks our 2015 sponsors for leading the way to yet another record year of fundraising at the 2015 Banquet. Please show your thanks to these Champions of Conservation by doing business with them at every opportunity!
Congratulations to Keith Middleton and Spillar Custom Hitches for being the 2015 winner of the CCA-Austin "Early-Bird" table buyer prize! We hope you enjoy the guided wade fishing trip with Captain Tom Hans.
**Congratulations John Bundy, Ticket #686, CCA Austin 2015 Boat Winner!**
This year’s boat is made possible, for the fourth year in a row, by our very generous boat sponsor, Denbow Company, Inc. Thank you!
Thank you to everyone who purchased their tickets early to participate in this year's Early Bird drawing for a Laguna Custom Rod with a Shimano Curado reel. We have drawn this year's Early Bird drawing winner, and we would like to congratulate Clifford Mankin on his new rod and reel combo!
CCA Austin is excited to announce Texas bred singer/songwriter Charlie Robison will perform at the 2015 banquet May 7th!
CCA Austin will celebrate its 36th Anniversary May 7th and we look forward to seeing you there!
Thanks to the magnanimous support of our many sponsors, table buyers, and donors, in 2014 the Austin Chapter of CCA was again #1 and led all 58 Texas chapters in net fundraising! These much needed funds continue to directly benefit the conservation of Texas’ coastal resources, various CCA scholarship programs, critical State-wide habitat initiatives, and much more. We are humbled and thank you. CCA Austin’s 36th Annual Banquet is coming May 7th to the Palmer Events Center.
The CCA banquet has become the marquee event of the year in Austin are sold out again this year.
The 2015 banquet will amaze once again with cuisine provided by some of Austin’s finest restaurants, our legendary live auction with fine guns, trips from around the world and more, our 2015 Shallow Sport banquet boat, the biggest and best raffle yet, plus the iconic Yeti game. And that’s just for starters!
All guests receive a great meal, unlimited beverages, a CCA membership, a high quality table gift Austin has become legendary for, and our promise for a memorable night.
Anglers’ Night Out comes on the 3rd Wednesday of every other month.
Currents - Oct/Nov 2015
The numbers are rolling in, and with tremendous support from all involved, CCA Austin logged the three-peat! We eclipsed $1 Million mark in revenue for the third year in a row en route
Fall is here! It’s my favorite time of year but full of conflict. Hunting season opens and the field beckons. Football season begins. Cooler weather means redfish herd up and big trout near their winter pattern. The flounder run begins and fewer boats are on the water. There are a lot of options but one thing’s for sure—it’s an awesome time on our Texas coast.
Did you pay attention to the STAR tournament this year? As of this writing four lucky anglers have caught tagged reds and own a new truck/boat/motor rig. And it happens every year, really unbelievably, but tagged reds were again caught by anglers NOT entered in STAR! How could you hit the water without being entered?
A lot of HUGE fish were caught in a lot of divisions but the trout division was most impressive where it took almost a 10 lb. monster to win in all 3 divisions. If you haven’t seen the results, go to http://www.startournament.org/about-star/leader-board/ and check them out. What a statement it makes for the health of our fishery and the great work CCA does.
It’s a long time until the 2016 banquet on May 12, 2016 (save the date now) but Austin doesn’t stop. Anglers’ Night out is the third Wednesday every other month and a great event. Come out and hear the best guides tell all, get a free meal compliments of Smokey Denmark’s, and enjoy an evening with your fellow fishermen and fisherwomen. It’s all free! So join us for those event, bring a friend, and ask them to join CCA.
Keep up with the Austin Chapter on Facebook or at www.ccaaustin.org. If you aren’t receiving Austin Chapter emails, and want to, let me know or contact the state office at 713-626-4222 and they’ll get you squared away. Happy hunting, fishing or football season, or all three if you can manage the conflict! —Scott Sanderson
CCA Austin President
Chapter Officers President: Scott Sanderson Vice President: Neal Meinzer Treasurer: Jeff Beck Secretary/Communications Chairman: Dennis Blaine Membership/Jr. Board Chairman: Dan Appling Assistant Communications Chairman: Marvin Dworaczyk Banquet Chairman: Neal Meinzer Assistant Banquet Chairman: Josh Cook/Ryan Joyce Sponsorship Chairman: Ryan Kasten & Tim Laine Junior Board Membership Chairman: Knox Kronenberg Junior Board President: Nick Appling Community Events Chairman: PJ Todd
More info coming soon!
The 2016 Austin Chapter Annual Banquet will be held on Thursday, May 12 at the Palmer Events Center.