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Welcome to the Long Beach Casting Club. If you like fly fishing, or want to learn more about fly casting, fly tying or rod building, you’re at the right place. Browse the website to find out more about us!

Website Update – 13 April 2014

As you have discovered, the web site is back up and running. I am still working on getting the email system back. I have to build the email system from scratch, which also entails securing the system and this is taking a little while longer than I had thought. After I get the email restored, I will implement the email list and you should start receiving email updates as before.

I thank you for your patience — Bruce.

Monthly Meeting: Awards & Installation, 4/26, 5pm

Join us as we dish out our casting and fishing awards and install our new board of directors.  John Lincoln will be serving up a delicious main course and all attendees are asked to bring a side (to be assigned once you RSVP).  Please RSVP by Friday, 4/19.  Cost is $10.
The meeting will be Saturday, April 26th at 5pm at the Long Beach Casting Club Clubhouse Details.

April Outing: Santa Ana River, Saturday, 4/19, 5pm

We’re staying close to home this month and will be fishing the Santa Ana River.  It’s small water fishing so bring your light gear.  It does involve some hiking so make sure you’re up for the task.  Pre-trip meeting will be Wednesday, 4/16 at 7pm (note: this is the Wednesday immediately prior to the trip). We will meet at the Mill Creek Ranger Station on Hy. 38 in Mentone at 7:30 a.m. and depart at 8:00.  Contact Jim Garvey for details.

Beginner’s Casting Class: Tuesdays 4/8-5/20, 7pm

It’s time once again for our annual beginner’s casting class. Orientation is Tuesday, 4/8 with classes running from 4/22-5/20. This is a great way to develop solid fundamentals that will last a lifetime. Instructor’s workshop will be held Saturday, 4/12, 9-12.

Nooner Lunch: Wednesday, 4/16, Noon

Join us for lunch and a break from your day. Held the third Wednesday of the month, this is a great way to meet new members and enjoy a good meal in the company of others. Bring a desert if you can.

Fly Tying Forum: Wednesday’s at 7pm

We’ve started a weekly fly tying forum to provide members with a chance to learn new techniques and flies or to just show up and tie what you like/need. This week will feature soft hackles.  Contact Howard Uller for details. This is in addition to our annual beginner’s fly tying class.

Club Cast: Sunday, April 13th, 9am

Come on out and practice your casting before you get on the stream.  You’ll want your arm in good shape for our upcoming series of winter outings.

LBCC Library List Now Available

The list of books and DVD’s available for check-out from the club library is now viewable online. We’ve had a large number of recent additions so download the list and make your selections. A
searchable LBCC Library Catalog is now available for download.

EVERYONE IS WELCOME! You do not have to be a member to participate in most of our activities, including our monthly Club Trips.

Check out our newsletter for more information on our plethora of upcoming events!

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