” Very accommodating and very kind. Beyond grateful for everyone involved to make it such a joyful and exciting experience and not just for the kids, but for the families as well. which as so refreshing. Very nice experience and opportunity to make great memories. I appreciate the openness and kindness for our son. – Parent or Participant, Buffalo Springs
“I hope you all continue to do this event every year. You just have no idea how much it does for the kids and this community!” – Shore Volunteer, Buffalo Springs
This is a C.A.S.T. for Kids event designed to provide children with disabilities, ages 6 – 18, 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!
Our C.A.S.T. for Kids events include lots of fun and celebration! You can expect 2-3 hours of fishing, a delicious lunch and an awards celebration where your child will receive a personalized plaque. The event will start at 8:30am and will end at 1:00pm. Please note a parent or guardian must be present with your child for the entirety of the event. If you are volunteering for this event you should expect about 6-7 hours of time at event, arriving before participants and staying after to help wrap things up. This is a day of fishing the children, families and volunteers will never forget!
New Registration software for 2023 – You will need to create an account the first time you register. If you need assistance, please click on the appropriate participant type for step-by-step instructions.
Child Fishing Participant Instructions – Volunteer Boater Participant Instructions– Shore Volunteer Participant Instructions
Buffalo Bay Marina
Lubbock, TX (map)
Event & Registration Coordinator
Video From Our 2021 Buffalo Springs Event!
Thanks To Our Event Sponsors
Texas Farm Bureau Insurance, Roofs Inc. Lubbock Texas, Lubbock Sportsmen’s Club DSC, KWA Engineering and Building Science Co. Inc., R.C. Taylor Distribution, Jeff and Katie Cloud, D Bar Bait, The Message Church, Fat Rooster Guide Service, Texas Twister at Buffalo Springs Lake Marina, Buffalo Springs Lake/Village of Buffalo Springs, Hayly Hext Photography, Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity at Texas Tech University, Texas Parks and Wildlife Dept., Numerous personal and confidential contributions, Lews, Flambeau, Monster Spirit