Creator of USAfishing.com website, former commercial fisherman.
One of the Sacramento River’s best fishing guides.
Owner Johnson’s Bait, Yuba City, Fish and Game Advisory Commissioner, District 3 Sutter County.
A former commercial and current recreational angler and writer of a weekly fishing column.
Owner Johnson Hicks Marine Electronics, Santa Cruz, and Sausalito.
Chairman Coastside Fishing Club, Half Moon Bay-based non-profit organization, voting member Pacific Fisheries Management Council, general counsel American Sportfishing Association.
Commercial salmon and crab fisherman with roots that go back generations in the Tomales Bay and Bodega Bay area.
National Sales Manager for P-Line, a leading fishing tackle company. Don is a lifelong fisherman and one of the best steelhead fishermen on the west coast.
Executive Director, The Institute for Fisheries Resources.
Owner Pro Troll tackle, veteran Central Valley salmon advocate and activist going back to the listing of winter run salmon in the late 1980’s.
Captain, New Sea Angler,charter boat out of Bodega Bay.
Founder and Director of West Marine, the biggest marine retailer in the U.S. Repass brings a lifetime of marine, engineering, retail and political experience to GGSA.
Chief of the Winnemem Wintu Tribe, historic territory is along the McCloud River watershed (near Redding) which produced mighty salmon runs until the construction of Shasta Dam blocked fish passage.
Vance Staplin is a former inland rivers fishing guide. He now represents multiple lines of fishing and outdoor gear and deals with outdoors folks throughout the state.
Ted Wilson is a caterer and restaurant owner who specializes in sustainable seafood.
Attorney and environmentalist.