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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!

Monthly Meeting:  Saltwater on the Fly with Captain Bill Mathews, Thursday, July 27th at 7pm

Our speaker for July is Captain Bill Matthews. Bill has a saltwater “on-the-fly” guide service, and will be talking about local fly fishing opportunities.

Capt. Bill Matthews is a guide to Saltwater Fly Fishing in Los Angeles and Orange County areas. Malibu to Long Beach including Santa Catalina Island are all part of our ‘home’ waters.  Surf fishing, Inshore or the Island, are all possible in Southern California. He offers full & half day service that includes, world class tackle and a great lunch. His 18 ft. Edgewater has everything you need for the day on the water and is completely rigged for fly fishing and light tackle.

Bill is an International Fly Fishing guide, a member of the Fly Fishing International and a lifetime member of the IGFA. He’s a pro staff member for Sage Fly Rods, Hatch Reel, Rio Fly Lines, Smith Optics and Simms. Bill has been awarded the “Larry Hampy Saltwater Fly Fisher Award” by the Pasadena Casting Club, and is a past “Saltwater Bass Association” competitor.

Come join us at the monthly meeting, Thursday, July 27th at 7:00 pm. Details

Nooner Lunch: Our next lunch will be in October

Nooner Lunches will be taking a break during the summer.  Will begin again in October.  See you then.

Have a great summer!

Project Healing Waters Southwest Regional Conference at Long Beach Casting Club, February 18 and 19

On February 18-19, 2017, Southwest Regional Coordinator Carole Katz, eleven Southwest Program Leads, and CEO Todd Desgrosseilliers gathered at the Long Beach Casting Club for the 2017 Southwest Region Conference. For more information about the Southwest Regional Conference outcome, click here.

Club Casts: Tuesdays at 7:00pm

Preparation for our next trip starts with a tune-up on casting techniques.  Join us for Tuesday evening casts, better yet, gather your fishing buddies for a friendly round of the Trout Fly game!  We have new targets in the pond for use anytime.  The Club Casts will start at 7:00 pm on Tuesdays thru August 29, 2017.   Hopefully, your skills will be sharpened for your next trip, perhaps for the next tournament?  Start preparations for the South Western Casting Tournament on February 17 and 18, 2018 held here at the Long Beach Casting Club.

Club Cast News: Mark Tsunawaki Scored a perfect 100 in the Bass Bug Game

On July 23, 2017, Mark Tsunawaki scored his first perfect 100 in a Bass  Bug casting game at the Long Beach Casting Pond. This perfect Bass Bug score adds to Mark’s recent achievement of a perfect 100 in the Trout Fly game on May 1, 2017. We wish Mark the best during the upcoming National Casting tournament on July 27 thru 30, 2017.

Fly Tying Forum: Wednesday’s at 7pm

Our weekly fly tying forum provides members with a chance to learn new techniques and flies or to just show up and tie what they like/need. Contact David Boyer for details.

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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