Casting

The Long Beach Casting Club is recognized as a leader within the fly fishing community, both nationally and internationally.  We have more Master Certified Casting Instructors (11) than any other club, than any other state.  Plus we have an additional 14 members who are FFF Certified Fly Casting Instructors. In effect, we teach those who teach others.  An endless list of casting instructors from around the country have spent time in Long Beach learning their craft. The name Long Beach Casting Club is well known among fly casters in every part of the country.

Two of our members are American Casting Association Hall of Fame Honorees, while ten members have been casting All Americans.

Join us on Tuesday nights for casting practice and instruction at our casting pond under the lights. From May 2017 up through August 2017 we have club casting games on Tuesdays at 7pm. Then our games transition to Sundays starting September 10, 2017 at 9am.

 

BEGINNNING SPEY CASTING INSTRUCTION

Who:       Anyone curious about spey casting

What:      Begin to develop your basic spey casting skills with an exposure to different spey casting approaches

Where:   Long Beach Casting Clubhouse and Pond, 5201 E. 7th St., Long Beach

When:    Mandatory Classroom Meeting and Practice Sessions

  • Mandatory Classroom Meeting and Practice Session – Saturday, 9/30/2017 from 10AM-Noon
  • Practice Session – Saturday, 10/7/2017 from 10AM-Noon
  • Practice Session – Saturday, 10/14/2017 from 10AM-Noon
  • Practice Session – Saturday, 10/21/2017 from 10AM-Noon
  • Practice Session – Saturday, 10/28/2017 from 10AM-Noon
  • Practice Session – Saturday, 11/11/2017 from 10AM-Noon
  • Practice Session – Saturday, 11/18/2017 from 10AM-Noon

     Early registration required due to limited space, each Practice Session is limited to a maximum of 5 casters.

Why:     To provide an introduction to the art of spey casting.   These skills will enhance your steelhead and salmon fishing experiences.

How:     Register by sending email to Howard Uller (uller@ca.rr.com) or Colin Kumabe (ctkumabe@gmail.com).  Free, no charge for these sessions.

 

CASTING VIDEO

CHECK OUT THIS VIDEO!  Our own Bob Middo is on this video  made at the Central Oregon Trout Festival and the Orvis National Casting Games, held at the Old Mill.  Read detailed article about this unique public casting course in the October 2010 Target Talk written by LBCC Member Bob Graham.

Filmed on location at the Orvis Casting Course at the Old Mill in Bend, Oregon on the weekend of August 13 through 15, 2010. This is a unique venue where fly casting is the focus to make you a better fisherman. Tournament Fly Caster’s along side Amateur competitors took the challenge and had a great time this weekend for an opportunity to get part of over $10,000 in cash and prizes.

This weekend was also the showcase for the Deschutes Chapter of Trout Unlimited Central Oregon Trout Festival which featured a wide variety of non-profit conservation groups showcasing their efforts here in the Upper Deschutes Basin along with a host of educational activities for youth and the public. To find out how you can become a sponsor for next year’s event, please contact Gabe Parr at deschutestu@gmail.com.

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