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FUN-damentals of Fly Casting, Gear & Knots for Kids

  • Oakland Casting Club Oakland Casting Club, Elinora Ave Oakland, CA 94619 United States (map)

Chris Korich (World Casting Champion and U.S. Team Coach) and fellow volunteer instructors at Bay Area angling & casting clubs, are helping prepare local kids (ages 8-12) for future fly fishing opportunities.

FUN youth casting sessions will emphasize the following foundational fly fishing skills, conservation and safety education:

  • Grip & Stance Alignment (at targets!)
  • Roll Casting
  • Pick Up & Lay-Down casts
  • Line Extending & Retrieving
  • Fish hooking, fighting & releasing
  • Eye, skin and water safety


While pre-teen instruction will focus on learning basic fly casting skills by performing FUN drills and playing games, we will also be teaching your child about proper tackle use, set-up/take-down, maintenance, and basic knot tying.


  • Location:                 The Oakland Casting Club (see map)
  • Date:                        Sunday, September 15, 2018
  • Time:                       1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
  • Cost:                        $5.00 (cash or check paid on-site)
  • Includes                   All equipment & lesson supplies


Please Note: All BAYFF club sponsored casting sessions, require full-time adult parent or guardian supervision and the signing of liability and photo release forms, before or at event registration.

Later Event: September 16
First Cast Day