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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.

How Much Did We Raise For Mariano?

Earlier this year, Mariano’s home burned down in the California wildfires. His family’s home was completely destroyed. You can watch Mariano being interviewed on TV.                          … Read More

OCC Member Receives National Recognition

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) is proud to announce that Wildlife Officer Nicole Kozicki has been selected as the Pogue-Elms Wildlife Law Enforcement Officer of the Year. The award is considered their highest honor. “We… 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

Did We Finish Cleaning The Pool?

With the help of many members, you bet we did! Thank you to everyone who came out and thank you also to those who wanted to come, but couldn’t help us. We could not have done it without… Read More

OCC Member Scores a Perfect 100!

LUIS MONTES scored a perfect 100 in Trout Fly Accuracy competition at Sunday’s casting tournament! It is believed less than a dozen individuals have ever scored a perfect 100 in Trout Fly competition! Hitting 15 out of 15… 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