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Maxine McCormick on ABC7!

For those of you who missed it, Dan Noyes from ABC7 did a story on Maxine McCormick, Teen Who Honed Skills in San Francisco Becomes Fly Casting Prodigy.

Fly Casting for Excellence and the Money Cast

(by Luis Montes) Fly fishing is my passion. It provides quiet interludes between the press and stress of my other passion, my law practice. I took up fly fishing on a tactical whim and on a friend’s advice… Read More

East Bay Times Profiles OCC Member!

Read all about it! Read all about it! Nicole Kozicki, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife Officer of the Year in 2017, has been profiled in the East Bay Times. It’s a great article, and as you… Read More

It’s Never (NEVER!) Too Late to Learn!

St. Mary’s Garden, an affordable housing community for seniors, visited the ponds on May 16 for some casting demonstrations and lessons. Our OCC ambassadors were Alice Gillibert, Elaine Gong, Mike Young and Charlie Kobata. Alice reports that, “It… Read More

OCC Newsletter

The OCC 2017 Spring Newsletter

Our Spring 2017 Newsletter is out! Elaine and Alice have, once again, worked very hard to bring you the latest news from the ponds. Find out more about the following topics: Upcoming public casting lesson on March 18. Billy… Read More

Vlad Fishing

Eagle Canyon Trophy Trout Lakes

On February 4, The Oakland Casting Club had a fish outing to Eagle Canyon Trophy Trout Lakes. This was Tim Howe’s first trip as our new Outings Director, and it was a fantastic trip! Thank you, Tim! We would… Read More

Chris Korich

OCC Member To Be Inducted Into California Outdoors Hall of Fame

In case you missed the SF Chronicle article, OCC member and Director, Chris Korich, just became the top vote recipient for the 2017 California Outdoors Hall of Fame. Chris, along with 3 other deserving winners, will be inducted… Read More

California Department of Fish and Wildlife Honors OCC Member

Our member, Nicole Kozicki, has been honored as the California Department of Fish and Wildlife 2017 Wildlife Officer of the Year. This honor is awarded annually to only one officer in the state of California. In its announcement, the… Read More