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Chapter Contacts

Michael Ferri

Assistant Director
John Blaha

The latest from CURRENTS

We are enjoying life down here in Rockport-Fulton! Our volunteers really hit another home run preparing for our 24TH Annual Aransas Bay Fundraising Banquet which happens April 1, 2023, located at Fulton Convention Center, 402 N. Fulton Beach Rd., Fulton, Texas 78358. We are so lucky to have a wonderful group of conservation-minded people who work together to put our resource first!
Our Polaris raffle tickets are sold out for our upcoming Banquet, as well as the Banquet itself! It will be an exciting evening of fundraising for Coastal Conservation Association Texas. We are thankful for all our awesome volunteers who put so much time and effort into getting donations, selling raffle tickets and more!

Thank you to our Title Sponsor, Salemi’s Ace Hardware, and all our Star Sponsors, Artesia Drilling, Brown Water Marine Service, Inc., First Community Bank, Hayden & Cunningham, PLLC – Attorneys, LEVY DIKEMA, Poor Man’s Country Club, Rockport Marine, Rockport Tackle Town, San Jose Cattle Co., Silsbee Ford – Lake Country Chevrolet, Tammy Redden, Realtor & The Lodge at Goose Island. Key Sponsors, Coastline Homes, GSM Insurors, R-Adventures/Corky’s Custom Rods, The Reserve at St. Charles Bay. Tumbler Sponsor, Lectrics Electrical Contracting, Koozie Sponsor, Big Tree Realty, Jen Thomasson & Courtney Montgomery, Cap Sponsor, The Reserve at St. Charles Bay and Silent Auction Sponsor, Guild Mortgage. We are thankful for a wonderful group of people involved in this community!

Babes on the Bay is May 19, 2023 & May 20, 2023, and REGISTRATION is closing soon! Early registration at $100.00 /angler closes April 15, 2023 and Late Registration at $125.00/Angler ends May 7, 2023. We are back at Fulton Convention Center with another fantastic weekend of fishing, live music, vacation giveaways, vendors, and more! We have Guided, Non-Guided, Artificial, Any Bait, Fly Fishing and Babette Divisions, something for everyone! Ladies, book your guides and reserve your hotels ahead of time! Keep an eye on our Facebook and Instagram for updates and details! Registration is OPEN, link is on through Fishing Chaos! This tournament is a catch and release Redfish tournament!

Thank you to a huge group of amazing Sponsors: Salemi’s Ace Hardware, Rockport Tackle Town, Waterloo Rod Company, Yeti, Bay Flats Lodge, Reel Skipper, Guild Mortgage, Orvis Swan Point Landing, L&F Distributing, Rockport Marine, Goin’ Coastal Outfitters, Titos Vodka, Poor Man’s Country Club, The Reserve at St. Charles Bay, Chris’s Marine, Reel Sportswear and Sandy Oaks Kennel are back, we are thankful for their continued support! We also are welcoming some new, very generous sponsors this year, Smith Optics, Grundens, Sage Fly Rods, By the Bay Vacation Rentals, Copano Carts! If you are interested in becoming a Sponsor, or have any tournament questions, please contact Tournament Director, Jen Thomasson at (361) 205-0182. For Vendor information, please call Tina Frick at (210) 508-6281. We look forward to another incredible year of the largest women’s tournament in the USA with anglers joining us from all over the country!

Thanks to all the volunteers who helped with the Billy Sandifer Big Shell Beach Clean Up and the TPWD Crab Trap Clean Up, we appreciate your dedication in helping to keep our beautiful Texas Coast clean!

For questions regarding our Aransas Bay Chapter, email or contact President Mike Ferri at (361) 790-4404, Vice President, Bill Burge (713) 828-3823 or Secretary, Jane Jackson at (210) 240-7722.


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

Babes on the Bay

Babes on the Bay registration is up and running.  The event is set for May 19/20, 2023.  Early deadline for registration is April 15, 2023 and late registration ends on May 7, 2023.  For registration information, please visit

Follow the Babes on the Bay  on instagram @babesonbay and on Facebook.

To Purchase Vendor Booths, please contact Tina Frick at (210) 508-6281 or email at


The 2023 banquet was held on Saturday, April 1. 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 2024 banquet details.