The Landmark Project: CHL# 997

CHL# 997 TUNA CLUB OF AVALON

The Tuna Club of Avalon marks the birthplace of modern big game sportfishing in 1898. Led by Dr. Charles Frederick Holder, the club’s founding members adopted the rules of conduct stressing conservationist ethics and sporting behavior. Today, their work remains the basis for the sport’s internationally accepted principles.

Also on the National Register of Historic Places.

Descriptions of each landmark are from the California Office of Historical Preservation website.

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