Special Kids Fishing in the Big City

Special Kids Fishing in the Big City

    The 2019 3rd annual C.A.S.T. for Kids event in Central Park, New York City was again held on the Harlem Meer Pond on the very north end of the park at 110th Street. Being in the middle of this huge city, it was amazing how many fish were actually in the...
C.A.S.T. Fish Tip #9: Kayak Fishing

C.A.S.T. Fish Tip #9: Kayak Fishing

Hey folks! Jay Yelas here. I want to encourage you today to try out some kayak fishing this summer. It’s a load of fun! I’ve got my C.A.S.T. for Kids rod right here and a little jig. I love getting out on small creeks like this with my C.A.S.T. for Kids...
Anything is Possible!

Anything is Possible!

If asked for a definition of the word “overcomer”, I would easily give it in two words- Clay Dyer. Clay was born without any lower limbs, no arm on the left side and a partial arm on the right. However, these limitations did not dampen his determination...
C.A.S.T. Fish Tip #8: Terminal Tackle Selection

C.A.S.T. Fish Tip #8: Terminal Tackle Selection

Hey folks! Jay Yelas here with your C.A.S.T. for Kids Fish Tip for this month.   Today, I’d just like to go over terminal tackle selection. I want to set you up for success with your child. What I recommend first off is you go bait fishing. Get yourself...
Bringing Joy to an Amazing Girl’s Life

Bringing Joy to an Amazing Girl’s Life

Life’s little miracles come in all shapes and sizes and sometimes fishing is the key to enlightenment and transformation to impact one child’s life and their families too. After so much adversity in their lives, Bailey age 18 and her brother Taylor, age 5...
The Long-Awaited, Best Day Ever

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

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...