Club members teach youth the art of casting, flipping, and pitching. The youth then compete for prizes by casting, flipping, and pitching their lure on a target. The winners of each age group qualify to participate in the regional competition. This annual event is held in February at the Eastern Sports and Outdoor show , Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Check the Capital City Bassmaster Club schedule page for dates.
Hotel accomodations available at Comfort Inn Harrisburg, 5680 Allentown Blvd, Harrisburg, Pa. 17112 Phone 717-657-2200. Ask for front desk and mention Casting Kids State Championships while making reservation. Make a weekend of it, and visit Hershey Park.
The Leukemia Society Fishing Derby
Our club also holds an annual fishing derby for local youth afflicted with Leukemia, and their families. The day is spent fishing at Lakeside Marina with club members assisting the youth with baiting hooks, casting, removing fish from hooks, and providing advice. In addition, a cookout is held. The children receive prizes, and enjoy the day outdoors. Check the Capital City Bassmaster Club schedule page for dates.