The Tri-Cities Chapter of CCA Washington, Home of the King of the Reach Derby, is dedicated to conserving and enhancing the marine resources of Washington State. The chapter advocates for sustainable fishing practices, promotes marine conservation education, and engages in legislative and regulatory efforts to protect and restore fish populations. The CCA Washington Tri-Cities Chapter works closely with local communities, businesses, and government agencies to ensure the long-term health and vitality of the region’s marine environment, and to provide recreational fishing opportunities for present and future generations.

2024 17th Annual Tri-Cities Chapter Fundraising Banquet

You’re invited to join the CCA Washington Tri-Cities Chapter for an evening of fundraising and fun at our 17th annual banquet! The event will take place on March 9, 2024, at Three Rivers Convention Center (7016 W Grandridge Blvd, Kennewick, WA 99336), and doors will open by 4:30 PM. You’ll have the chance to bid on amazing auction items, enjoy delicious food and drinks, and mingle with fellow CCA supporters. Plus, your support will directly impact the work we are doing now for generations to come. We hope to see you there!

Thank you to our 2024 Title Sponsor:

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Important News and Updates!

CCA Tri-Cities General Meeting & KOR Early Boat Captain Registration

Join us at the Tri-Cities Chapter’s General Meeting on August 15, 2023, starting at 7:00 PM at the beautiful La Bella Vita Restaurant in Richland, located at 1515 George Washington Way.

Get ready to immerse yourself in everything fishing-related as we come together to share our passion for the sport we love. The CCA Tri-Cities Chapter is bringing some exciting news – early boat captain registration will be open exclusively at the meeting starting at 6:30 PM! Don’t miss this golden opportunity to secure your spot in the upcoming King of the Reach Live Capture Fishing Derby

Mark your calendars for August 15th and join us at La Bella Vita Restaurant for more information on CCA Washington and King of the Reach.

We also have some great information to share with you at the meeting. Come see an update on the Bateman Island Causeway project, as well as fall chinook salmon and KOR derby information updates from WDFW biologists Paul Hoffarth and Todd Miller. 

If you plan on having dinner, please pre-order directly with the restaurant. 

See you there – Let’s make waves together!

Location: La Bella Vita Restaurant, 1515 George Washington Way, Richland

Date & Time: August 15, 2023, at 7:00 PM

Tight lines and big smiles await!

King of the Reach Volunteers Needed!

Attention Tri-Cities fishing enthusiasts and community members!

Volunteers wanted for the planning of the highly anticipated King of the Reach Fishing Derby. Join our team and help organize a premier fishing competition that celebrates our local fishing heritage and supports salmon conservation efforts. Whether you have event management skills or simply a passion for making a positive impact, we welcome your involvement. Contact us to join the Tri-Cities chapter and let your angling passion shine!

Tri-Cities General Meeting with Thor Ostrom of Thunder Outdoors Fishing

The sun is out and it’s about time for Summer Salmon! We’re holding a general meeting on Tuesday, June 13th to discuss that very topic. We’ll have well-known local angler, Thor Ostrom of Thunder Outdoors Fishing, presenting on catching sockeye near Tri-Cities as well as some upriver strategies for kings and sockeye.

Join us at our new meeting location at La Bella Vita / The Franklin (1515 George Washington Way, Richland, WA 99354) at 7:00pm on Tuesday, June 13th. If you plan to order food during the meeting, the restaurant has requested that you pre-order your meal (509-578-1750). We’re excited to see everyone there!

See you Tuesday June 13, 2023!

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Discover a truly exceptional opportunity for anglers to indulge in world-class fishing without any restrictions or crowded waters. Not only will you have an unforgettable experience, but you’ll also be making a significant contribution to the preservation of our salmon stocks.

Join us in supporting the Priest Rapids Hatchery by enhancing their stock with wild genetics. While you’re at it, have a blast and seize the chance to win amazing prizes. Test your skills and find out if you have what it takes to claim the title of this year’s King of the Reach.

Mark your calendars for October 27-29, 2023. This thrilling derby is organized in collaboration with the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW), aiming to collect live adult fall Chinook from the designated fishing area. Please refer to the rules, release information, and indemnity details for further information.

Don’t miss out on this remarkable opportunity to enjoy unparalleled fishing, make a positive impact on our salmon stocks, and compete for fantastic rewards. Join us at the Priest Rapids Hatchery and let the adventure begin!

CHAPTER MEETINGS:

Join us at the CCA Tri-Cities Chapter General Meetings, where we discuss our fisheries, tips, and tricks. These engaging and informative gatherings are open to the public and provide an opportunity to learn about the challenges our fisheries faces and the initiatives undertaken by CCA. Stay tuned for the upcoming meetings on and be part of the collective effort to ensure the future sustainability of our salmon, steelhead, and other NW fish. Together, we can make a difference!

If you have any questions please email info@ccawashington.org