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Media Coverage for STAR 2015

Print & Digital

WOODS N WATER February 2015 edition. STAR is featured on Page 19:

WOODS N WATER April 2015 edition. STAR is featured on Page 66-67:

STAR article is featured on pages 8-11:

04/02/15 email promotion was sent by CFIFR which included following:
CCA Florida STAR Tournament -Have you signed up? 
Nearly $500,000 in prizes, STAR anticipates recruiting over 4,500 participants, who will each have an opportunity to win, making it Florida's largest saltwater fishing tournament.
Kicks off Sunrise on Saturday, May 23, Memorial Day Weekend and ends at 5 p.m, September 7, Labor Day.

Yamaha Press Release sent via the National News Wire (PDF)

Salt Strong article

Florida Sportsman Articles & Ads



Trophy Takers - WDAE 620 AM and 102.5 BONE Tournament Director did 2 segments over Fort Myers rollout weekend January 31st, and can be heard every Saturday, 5:40 -6:20 am starting April 11, 2015.  Bi weekly call-ins starting June 21, 2015 to September 12, 2015.

Reel Saltwater Outdoors Radio Show - WENG 107.5 and 1530 AM Tournament Director did 2 segments with Chris O’Neill over Fort Myers rollout weekend, January 31. Tournament Director was in studio on Friday, March 20, April 10, May 8, June 26, 2015.

Reel Animal Radio with Mike Mahoney & Capt. Billy Nobles - Tampa Expo Saturday morning live 3 minute STAR segment February 28th, June 13. Call in every Saturday from June 13 to September 12, 2015

ESPN Radio 99.3 FM - Host provided a segment on their radio during Fort Myers Media Launch, January 31 due to receiving press release. June 21, 2015 STAR promotion for Lehr’s Economy Tackle.

Florida Fishing Radio 740AM The Game Florida’s Largest Sports Show, WFLF 94.5FM Panama City - Tournament Director live on air every Sat at 7 am from April 4 – September 7, 2015


Drop Box Link for STAR .60 sec

Captain Mike Anderson - Reel Animals Fishing Show - Completed show with him, will air May & June with re-runs throughout tournament

Segment three

Captain Ray Vanhorn- Gypsy Angler - Completed show, will air June & July with re-runs throughout tournament

Captain C.A. Richardson- Flats Class - Completed show, will air June with re-runs throughout tournament

Reel Time Florida Sportsman Television - Link to show host Capt. George Gozdz promotes STAR. Select run of video. The section featuring host discussion of STAR is at the 12:40 minute section of show:

Captain Rick Murphy- Chevy Florida Insider Fishing Report

Starting April 2 CFIFR show airs Thursdays at 5:00 pm and 10:30 pm on Sun Sports/FOX Sports Florida.  If you miss a Thursday broadcast, the show repeats again on Friday at 11:30 am and 4:30 pm and again on Saturday at 9:30 am. Each week one of the west coast captain will mention STAR.  STAR will have a .30sec dedicated segment.

Interview With STAR Tournament Director

Interview With STAR Tournament Director

First winner interview with Rick Murphy from CFIFR for  STAR:

Outdoor Media

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Now Available for Download!
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You can enter your catch using our Mobile App. Register in the tournament and become a CCA member. Take pictures, record coordinates, get weather reports for your area, view the gallery of fish caught and be an active part of conserving and protecting Florida’s coastal habitat and fisheries.
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Contact STAR

Andrea Gillespie

STAR Assistant Director
Coastal Conservation Association Florida
P.O. Box 568886
Orlando, FL 32856
Tel: (352) 949-6890

Leiza Fitzgerald

STAR Director
Coastal Conservation Association Florida
P.O. Box 568886
Orlando, FL 32856
Tel: (352) 665-4868

For any issues with registration, membership or STAR app call:

(844) 387-7827

To purchase a Florida Fishing license click here or call