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Michael Ferri

Assistant Director
John Blaha

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Spring has sprung in Rockport-Fulton! Our Aransas Bay volunteers are pumped up about another fantastic year! We are thankful for all of their dedication and hard work throughout the year!

Our annual SOLD-OUT banquet will be here before you know it! Aransas Bay CCA Banquet is April 6, 2024 at Fulton Convention Center. We still have raffle tickets for sale for the 6-seater golf cart from Copano Carts! 2nd through 5th place tickets win big too, so don’t miss out! Our banquet is an exciting evening of fundraising for Texas coastal conservation, and we can’t wait to see you all soon! A HUGE thank you to our sponsors for this event: Salemi’s Ace Hardware, Copano Carts, Guild Mortgage, Tackle Town, Silsbee Ford/Lakeside Chevrolet and Big Tree Realty! For questions regarding the banquet and raffle ticket sales, email John Blaha at or contact President, Mike Ferri at (361) 790-4404 or Jane Jackson, Secretary at (210) 240-7722. Follow our Facebook and Instagram pages for the latest details!

Babes on the Bay is May 17-18, 2024. Early registration is OPEN and goes until April 15. We are back for our TWENTY-FIFTH ANNIVERSARY year, with another fantastic weekend of fishing, live music, vacation giveaways, vendors, and more! Best girl’s weekend ever! We have guided, non-guided, artificial, any bait, fly fishing and Babette divisions! Ladies, book your guides and reserve your hotels ahead of time! Keep an eye on our Facebook and Instagram for updates and details. The link is on to register through the Fishing Chaos App! Read the rules, we have made a change in the boundaries this year, photos are on our website. This tournament is a catch and release tournament to help preserve our local fishery for generations to come. We can’t wait to host you all once again for a fantastic weekend of fishing and camaraderie. If you are interested in being a 2024 Sponsor, or have any tournament questions, please contact Tournament Director, Jen Thomasson at (361) 205-0182 or Janelle Weller, Asst. Tournament Director at (830) 998-5989. For vendor info, please call Tina Frick at (210) 508-6281.

Thank you to a huge group of amazing Babes on the Bay Sponsors for your continued support of CCA Texas Aransas Bay: Salemi’s Ace Hardware, Rockport Tackle Town, The Reserve at St. Charles Bay, Waterloo Rod Company, Yeti, Smith Optics, La Pesca Lodge, Reel Skipper, Turtle Box, Orvis Swan Point Landing, L&F Distributing, American Bank of Rockport, Goin’ Coastal Outfitters, Poor Man’s Country Club, Reel Sportswear, Big Tree Realty, Guild Mortgage – Shelley Sammons and Sandy Oaks Kennel, The Fly Trap, Goose Island Flats, Grundens, Sage Fly Rods, Tow Boat US and By the Bay Vacation Rentals! We appreciate you!

If you are interested in joining the CCA Texas Aransas Bay Chapter, please contact President, Mike Ferri at (361) 790-4404, Vice President, Bill Burge at (713) 828-3823 or Secretary, Jane Jackson at (210) 240-7722.  We have a wonderful crew here in Rockport-Fulton and would love for you to join us!

(Left: Teresa Johnson enjoying a windy Spring Day in Rockport / center 2 photos: The Lalendorff boys on a Spring Break trip with Capt. Greg Weller / right: @wellerandwateroutdoors)

(Left: April Alvarado & Danno Wise / left-center: Cierra Borak with a nice Redfish on Fly / right-center: Gary Johnson having a great day on Aransas Bay / right: Huge thanks to our Tackle Town Family and all they do for CCA Texas Aransas Bay Chapter & Babes on the Bay)


Michael Ferri
Vice President:
Bill Burge
Jane Jackson
Ally Krueger
Tournament Director Babes on the Bay:
Jen Blaha

Babes on the Bay

Babes on the Bay was held May 19-20. Thank you to all the support, sponsors and volunteers. Stay tuned for 2024 details.


The 2024 banquet was held on Saturday, April 6 and it was an incredible event! Thank you to all attendees, volunteers, and sponsors for your support, together we helped raise crucial funds that will help ensure the health and conservation of our marine resources and anglers’ access to them here in Texas. Stay tuned for 2025 banquet details.

A very special THANK YOU to Salemi’s Ace Hardware!