“The whole event was great. From fishing, boat riding to the awards and food. My child had a smile on his face the whole time.” – Parent of Participant, Sam Rayburn


“Watching my little angler with her fish. It was very small but to her it was the biggest in the lake, very honored to be a part of that moment with her!”- Volunteer Boater, Sam Rayburn


This is a C.A.S.T. for Kids event designed to provide children with disabilities, ages 6-19, 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 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!

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Event Location

Cassels Boykin Pavilion
Zavalla, TX 75980 (map)

Event Contacts

Event Coordinator
Jaime West
(936) 404-2283

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Thanks To Our Event Sponsors

Texas Farm Bureau Insurance, Fisherman’s Haven Kids Association, Capstone Wealth Advisors, West Fraser Angelina Lumber, 3M Mulching, Stills Mechanical LLC, Elija’s Cafe, Kaines Smokehouse, Cottages at Sam Rayburn, Chubby’s at the lake, Outlaw Outdoors, Bass Strike Tackle, and Outdoors, The Weststay Airbnb, Monster Spirit, Lews, Flambeau AND In Loving memory of Julia Eva Fountain