Every Child is Worth Celebrating

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...
C.A.S.T. Fish Tip #4: Terminal Tackle Tips

C.A.S.T. Fish Tip #4: Terminal Tackle Tips

Hello there! I’m Jay Yelas and I’d like to share with you another C.A.S.T. for Kids Fishing Tip today. It’s a beautiful summer day on the lake and we’re out here ready to go fishing! I just wanted to show you a couple tips about your terminal...
At C.A.S.T. for Kids, Everyone Wins!

At C.A.S.T. for Kids, Everyone Wins!

Celebrate a Child with Special Needs: Donate $10 to give plaque to a child   Do you remember when you were a kid and got a trophy for soccer, baseball or gymnastics? That sweet feeling of accomplishment and excellence that inspired you to be your best. For a...
C.A.S.T. Fish Tip #3: How to Tie a Knot

C.A.S.T. Fish Tip #3: How to Tie a Knot

Hi folks, Jay Yelas here with another C.A.S.T. for Kids fishing tip! Today, I want to show you how to tie a knot. So when you’re fishing with one of our Cadence rods that we give to our kids at our C.A.S.T. for Kids events and you want to tie a knot, whether...
Shining Light on Autism Awareness

Shining Light on Autism Awareness

We met a special boy named Tanner at our 19th Annual C.A.S.T. for Kids event at Lake Pleasant in Arizona back in April. Tanner is eight, has three siblings and loves to give people hugs. His parents Liz and Cameron also took part in the event over the last five years...
C.A.S.T. for Kids Fish Tip #2: How to Cast

C.A.S.T. for Kids Fish Tip #2: How to Cast

Hi folks! Jay Yelas here. Today, I’m going to demonstrate how to use the kid’s rod we give to all the children at our C.A.S.T. for Kids events. This is a beautiful new Cadence spincasting rod. (Spincasting: A type of rod/reel combo. There are 3 types:...
C.A.S.T. Fish Tip #1: How to Unhook a Fish

C.A.S.T. Fish Tip #1: How to Unhook a Fish

 Today, Jay Yelas, professional bass fisherman and Executive Director of the C.A.S.T. for Kids Foundation, is going to teach you how to unhook a fish. He’ll demonstrate on this small mouth bass on a jig. When you catch a fish, there are two ways to grab it. One...