The South Coast Chapter is a grassroots, non-profit organization for anglers as well as conservation-minded folks whose mission is, "to conserve, protect and restore trout and salmon fisheries and their watersheds."
Orange County once had perennial southern steelhead fisheries in its watersheds in the not-so-recent past. Our hope is to educate, plan and collaborate with individuals, groups and agencies interested in restoring these watersheds back to a healthy, sustainable level, ultimately benefiting all plant and animal species.
Our annual Trout in the classroom release will be conducted at Irvine Lake. Irvine Lake is located off Santiago Canyon Road, east of Irvine. We could use as many hands as possible to keep the kids busy - we plan to do some casting instruction along with the ceremonial release. Google Irvine Lake... [ READ MORE... ]
The February General meeting will be held on Monday, February 10, 2014, at the Duck Club in Irvine. The meeting begins at 7 pm. Our meetings are scheduled for the second Monday of each month, so if you can't make this meeting mark in your computer or planner and join us next time. All are welcome... [ READ MORE... ]
FLYBY FFF FUNDRAISER & SOUTH COAST CHAPTER OUTREACHWe will be collaborating with the Southwest Council of the International Federation of Fly Fishers (IFFF) at the Long Beach Casting Club, 4901 East 7th Street Long Beach, CA 90804 on Saturday, Feb. 8th from 9AM-3PM. This is a fundraiser for the... [ READ MORE... ]
We will be collaborating with the Southwest Council of the International Federation of Fly Fishers (IFFF) at the Long Beach Casting Club, 4901 East 7th Street Long Beach, CA 90804 on Saturday, Feb. 8th from 9AM-3PM. This is a fundraiser for the FFF and the South Coast Chapter will be there showing... [ READ MORE... ]
Our February General Meeting is scheduled for Monday, February 10 at 7:00 p.m. at the Duck Club in Irvine. All are welcome!
''The Irvine Ranch Water District neither supports nor endorses the cause or activities of organizations which use the District's facilities. The facilities are made... [ READ MORE... ]
The upper Santa Margarita River basin in northern San Diego county. The Santa Margarita estuary is located on Marine Corp Base Camp Pendleton and is likely the most intact steelhead habitat in southern California. The South Coast chapter of Trout Unlimited is working to enhance steelhead habitat... [ READ MORE... ]
Aquarium of the Pacific southern Steelhead exhibit
We recently provided valuable input on an upcoming exhibit on the southern Steelhead at the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach. Those of you who have been to the Aquarium know that they put together top-notch exhibits that no only showcase... [ READ MORE... ]