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The Long-Awaited, Best Day Ever

I, Jim Behnken, Western Regional Director, just finished up the very first ever C.A.S.T. for Kids event held in Lubbock, Texas. Located in the High Plains of West Texas, Lubbock is not a part of the country known for having lots of lakes for fishing opportunities....

C.A.S.T. for Kids Volunteer Boaters: The Gift

Jeff's daughter and niece catching fish with Kylie for the day! As the Eastern Regional Director for the C.A.S.T. for Kids Foundation, I (Jeff) am blessed to be able to travel to events throughout the country to meet many wonderful children, their families and the...

C.A.S.T. Fish Tip #6: How to Carry Your Equipment Properly

Hey folks! I'm Jay Yelas and time for this month's fishing tip! What I want to talk today about is how to carry your equipment properly. I see kids at C.A.S.T. for Kids events, they'll get done fishing and they'll put their rod straight out and they'll go to move and...

Joshua’s Victory Wall

Chuck and his son, Joshua have been attending the C.A.S.T. for Kids event at Sarg Hubbard Pond in Yakima, Washington since it began 12 years ago. This year, due to lack of funding, this event almost got cancelled. But Chuck couldn't stand by and let that happen. He...

C.A.S.T. Fish Tip #5: Clean the Weeds off Your Hook

Hey folks! I'm Jay Yelas here at the C.A.S.T. for Kids event. Today, I'm fishing with Courtney. Here's your tip for today: you always want to clean the weeds off of your hook. Right where we are fishing today catching some blue gills there's a lot of aquatic...

Every Child is Worth Celebrating

At C.A.S.T. for Kids, we believe every child is worth celebrating! This is evident at our events where our volunteers celebrate children with special needs in a variety of ways.  Boat captains encourage the child in their boat to take the next step whether that...