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A Once Self-Serving Passion for Fishing Turns to Enhance the Lives of Others

  • August 13, 2018
  • Jay Yelas

I am often asked how I went from being a touring pro on the professional bass circuits to running the largest... Continue Reading

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

  • July 26, 2018
  • Ashley

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... Continue Reading

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

  • July 21, 2018
  • Ashley

Celebrate a Child with Special Needs: Donate $10 to give plaque to a child   Do you remember when you were... Continue Reading

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

  • June 26, 2018
  • Ashley

Hi folks, Jay Yelas here with another C.A.S.T. for Kids fishing tip! Today, I want to show you how to tie... Continue Reading

Shining Light on Autism Awareness

  • June 8, 2018
  • Ashley

We met a special boy named Tanner at our 19th Annual C.A.S.T. for Kids event at Lake Pleasant in Arizona back... Continue Reading

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

  • May 31, 2018
  • Ashley

Hi folks! Jay Yelas here. Today, I’m going to demonstrate how to use the kid’s rod we give to all the... Continue Reading

How Lake Pleasant’s Coordinator Got Hooked on C.A.S.T. for Kids

  • April 27, 2018
  • Ashley

 For long-time coordinator, Brenda Paquette, the C.A.S.T. for Kids event is truly a family affair. Her family has been touched by... Continue Reading

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

  • April 26, 2018
  • Ashley

 Today, Jay Yelas, professional bass fisherman and Executive Director of the C.A.S.T. for Kids Foundation, is going to teach you... Continue Reading

The First Ever C.A.S.T. for Kids Event in 1991

  • February 27, 2018
  • Ashley

  Where were you in 1991? The C.A.S.T. for Kids Foundation was just in its infancy. The first ever C.A.S.T. for... Continue Reading

Wishes Do Come True

  • December 15, 2017
  • Ashley

Bob Behrle, looked over while unloading his truck at a C.A.S.T. for Kids event and saw three children and their mom.... Continue Reading