“This was really fun. My children had a great time and all of the volunteers were amazing!” – Parent, Elephant Butte

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This is a C.A.S.T. for Kids event designed to provide children with disabilities, ages 5 – 17, the opportunity to enjoy a quality outdoor recreational experience through the  sport of fishing. Take to the water with C.A.S.T. for an unforgettable morning of fishing and boating!


Event Location

Elephant Butte
Truth or Consequence, NM (map)

Event Contacts

Event Coordinator

Will Dooley




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2016 Event Report: By: Jim Behnken

The United States Bureau of Reclamation and Lago Rico Marinas hosted yet another wonderful C.A.S.T.for Kids event in 2016. High winds prevented the children from going out in boats to fish on this day. Luckily, the Lago Rico marinas were teaming with Largemouth Bass, Bluegill, Catfish, and Crappie. Every single one of the 17 children who attended were able to catch fish. Our goal of every event we host is that every child is able to feel the thrill of catching a fish.

After our lunch of hamburgers and hotdogs, the children were extremely excited to receive their plaques with photos. Please come out and help us support the children of the Truth or Consequences New Mexico area when we host start 2017 event.

2012 Event Report:

It was a great event as usual; though the weather was cool and rainy. We were really pleased to have Albuquerque Area Manager Mike Hamman in attendance.  Mike went out as a co-captain on a boat – he got soaking wet too!

Thanks to our Event Sponsors

Bureau of Reclamation, Take Pride in America, Let’s Move Outside, New Mexico Game & Fish, New Mexico B.A.S.S. Federation Nation, New Mexico State Parks, The Marinas of Elephant Butte Lake, Lagorico, Friends of Elephant Butte Lake State Park, Elephant Butte Lake RV Resort, R & C Sumthins Ice Cream and More, Bullock’s Sur-Sav Grocery, Elephant Butte Inn, Lews, Flambeau, Hot Springs ISD

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