“He cast on his own and took his worm off on his own. He showed more confidence!” – Parent of Participant, Fort Phantom Hill WTRC


“Being with the kids, feeling and sharing their excitement, family members expressing their gratitude, watching the WTRC interact with the kids, pure love!!!” – Volunteer Boater, Fort Phantom Hill WTRC


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!

Event Itinerary

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 8:00am and will end at 12:00pm. 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! Participant Registration is Private for this event.

Register as a Shore Volunteer Participant                       Register as a Volunteer Boater Participant


Event Location

Fort Phantom Hill
Abilene, Texas (map)

Event Contacts

Event Coordinators
JoBeth Huber-Willis
(325) 793-3565
Katie Davis
(325) 793-3499

Boater Chairman
Jeremy Cloud
(325) 439-0240

Photos & Video From This Event

Thanks To Our Event Sponsors

West Texas Rehabilitation Center, Texas Farm Bureau Insurance, Safari Club International, Jeremy and Shannon Cloud, Starks and Monroe LLC,  Concho Valley Foundation Repair, Dosser Oilfield Service,  Garage, Sturgill Turbine Services, Arrow Ford Bass Club, Jim Ned Bass Club,  Arrow Ford, C&C Hauling, Abilene Foundation Repair, United Supermarkets, Betty Hardwick Center, Still Waters Bass Club,   Edward D Jones,  Lews, Flambeau, K outfitters, Brenem Productions, Taylor  Telephone,  Double Diamond Signs, Can-Doo portable restrooms, Betty Hardwick Center, Buffalo Gap Self Storage, Wicker Parker Agency Inc., Ma’s and Pa’s Bait-Tackle- Ammo, Partners In Education – Abilene Independent School District