TIDE is the award-winning bimonthly magazine of Coastal Conservation Association. It has received local, state and national acclaim for writing, photography, and layout and currently boasts a circulation of more than 90,000. TIDE is available only to members of CCA.


May/June 2014


8  Conservation Partners Dig Deep to Open Texas’ Cedar Bayou - After being sealed in the 1970s, an iconic pass along the Texas middle coast is set to be re-opened thanks to a multi-million dollar effort driven by a unique partnership. – By Patrick Murray

10  Offshore Forest — About 15 miles off the Alabama Coast in 60 feet underwater, the remnants of an ancient cypress forest sprout from the seafloor, offering an amazing glimpse into  the massive changes that have swept the Earth throughout history. – By Ben Raines


14  Shrimping Puget Sound — The Puget Sound spot shrimp fishery is one of the most anticipated fisheries in Pacific Northwest, with anglers coming from all across the region to land some of the best-tasting shrimp around. – By Tom Pollack
18  Tar Heel Tripletail —An expanding summer population of the peculiar tripletail in the Cape Fear area of North Carolina has given anglers another option to think about when they leave the dock. – By Jerry Dilsaver

26  Don’t Take a Kid Fishing — Got a kid who isn’t so into fishing? Try some of the many other options for getting him or her involved in the love and stewardship of our coastal marine resources. – By Patrick Murray

32  Like Red Beans and Rice — Like one of its famous local dishes, redfish and kayaks come together in a perfect recipe down in the Louisiana marsh. – By Chris Holmes

40  Fresh Approach — Many of the baits and techniques saltwater anglers use today were developed and perfected by bass fishermen who, thankfully, were willing to teach their coastal brethren some new tricks. – By Doug Pike




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62  Recipe - Pan Roasted Tripletail with White Wine Lemon Butter Sauce

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