For more information, please contact Chapter President, Boone Stutz at or Assistant Director, Erich Schneider at

Chapter Contacts

Boone Stutz

Assistant Director
Erich Schneider

CURRENTS – Oct/Nov 2018

Greetings from the Rio Grande Valley chapter and welcome new President Boone Stutz. 2018 has been another great year for the Rio Grande Valley chapter, and we still have two major events happening before the end of the year. We will host our annual Take A Kid Fishing Event on October 27th. Check in and registration will begin Friday evening, the 26th, at 5:00 PM at Louie’s Backyard on South Padre Island. We will continue registration Saturday morning at day break for the late arrivals, and the fishing will begin at that time as well. You must be registered first. Registration is $10 per child and this will include their CCA membership and entry into the 2019 STAR Tournament. All fish must be weighed in at Louie’s Backyard by noon on Saturday.

We will have food for the kids and additional meals will be available for purchase by parents and other family members. Do not miss out on a great event. Keep an eye open for upcoming eBlasts for more information or contact event chairman, Brett Polvado at (956) 373-5772.

 On December 11, 2018 we will hold our Annual Fall Gun Raffle. It will be held once again at the Weslaco Elks Lodge and doors will open at 5:30 PM. Tickets will be $100/chance and each ticket will have the opportunity to win multiple times. Please be sure to watch your email, the RGV Chapter page at and the RGV chapter’s Facebook. More details will Don’t miss out on our 2019 Boat Raffle.  The Rio Grande Valley chapter has once again teamed up with L&F Distributors to bring this great opportunity to you. 2019’s boat is a slick 21′ Shallow Sport, Sport model with a 150 HP G2 Evinrude motor and aluminum trailer. A limited number of tickets will be sold, so don’t miss out.  Tickets are available at The Sportsman in San Benito, Johnny’s True Value in Harlingen, Glick Twins in Pharr and L&F Distributors in McAllen. Thanks again to L&F Distributors and Shallow Sport Boats for making this possible. For more information about tickets and how to purchase, contact RGV CCA at or CCA Texas Assistant Director Erich Schneider at

Lastly, the Rio Grande Valley Chapter wishes to send out a BIG THANK YOU to outgoing President Louis Zimmerer. Louis has been there for the chapter without fail for over 15 years and we are indebted to your commitment to ensure that Texas coastal resources are healthy for present and future generations. Well done Louis!!


Boone Stutz

Antonio Olivares

Rick Brebner


The 2019 Rio Grande Valley Chapter Annual Banquet will be held April 25. Stay tuned for details.

Take A Kid Fishing

Our Annual Take a Kid Fishing Tournament was held on October 27, 2018. Thank you to all of those that came out to support our future generation and CCA Texas.


Aaron Heller
James Hess
Mike Jones
Albert Chapa
Danny Jansen
Mike Summers
Allen Shields
Jay Cortez
Pat Thompson
Antonio Olivarez
Jay Humphreys
Perry Newby

Arturo Montes
Jay Meade
Phil Teinert
Brent Baldree
Jimmie Simpson
Ralph Armendariz
Bryan Robinson
Joe Thomas
Skipper Mock
Carlos Camrillo
Johnny Kautsch
Terry Grey

Chris Quin
Josh Fields
Tom Smith
Eddie Vega
Lee Roy Veeland
Troy Gearhart
George McCaleb
Louis Zimmerer
Willie Gossett
Gilbert Alaniz
Mike Fox