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Founded in 1947, the Pasadena Casting Club is a group of fly fishing enthusiasts dedicated to the art of angling and casting, conservation, education, catch and release philosophy, and camaraderie through Club meetings, outings and events.
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Pasadena Casting Club Past Presidents

1947 & 1948
Herbert C. Shefflin

1949 & 1950
J. Carl Boles

George Slack

Ray Neice

R. L. Griffith

John Wit

Leo Johnson

1956 & 1957
Gordon Roberts

Donald Montgomery

Charles A. Stevens

1960 & 1961
David Heard

President Pro tem Ken C. Stever

President Pro tem Munn Holberton

1962 & 1963
Harold Storey

1964 & 1965 & 1966
Earl Martin

Robert D. Cathcart

Kenneth B. Anderson

Bernard M. Lindsay

1970 & 1971
George W. Hofmann

Donald F. Sturzenacker

1973 & 1974
Ralph M. Van Wagner

Robert J. Hoback

Wayne P. Strong

Lance King

Adam McCleod

Ralph M. Van Wagner

L. Larry Hampy

1981 & 1982
Jay Engle

Diane Prossen - Armstrong

Richard Baron

James Griswold

Henry Palmer

1987 - 1988
Joyce Merigold

1989 - 1990
Daniel P. Reed

John Hogg

1992 - 1993
Warren Lee

1994 & 1995
Tom Fox

Wayne Williams

Joyce Merigold

Randy Carter

Will Trefry

2000 - 2001
Eric Callow

Kip Gomez

Bill Woolson

Seymour Singer

Don Wolfe

2006 - 2007
Manuel Camargo

2008 - 2009 - 2010
Tom Smith

2011 - 2012
Seymour Singer

2013 - 2014 
Dennis Greninger
Dennis started fly fishing in 1973, joined PCC originally in 1976, drifted away, and rejoined in 2004. Both Dennis and his wife Erika are avid fly fishers. Their favorite fishing spots include Lamar Valley, Yellowstone National Park, Hot Creek, the Madison River, and the Big Horn River. Dennis retired in 2008 after 38 years teaching U.S. History in the Los Angeles Unified School District. His son Ethan is also an active Club member. Dennis is also a longtime photographer and railroad buff.

2015 - 2016
Leigh Ann Swanson

2017 - 2018
Wenda Payan
Wenda is responsible for organizing PCC's Annual Fundraiser, an auction and raffle held in March of every year, as well as the raffles held at every monthly meeting. Wenda’s ideal vacation is a wilderness destination road trip with her camp trailer in tow and a trunk full of fly rods. She was introduced to fly fishing and fly tying by her father when she was a teenager living in the Eastern Sierra. After her husband, Paul, became interested in fly fishing, they signed up for classes at PCC. Paul and Wenda are now inseparable river partners, but still competitive with everything fishing, so it’s no surprise that Wenda warns Paul “game on” whenever they hit the water!

Adrian Uribe
Adrian Cid Uribe was born and raised in Northern California where he grew up fishing alongside his cousins and uncles as a boy. His passion for fishing expanded as he grew into an adolescent jumping at every chance he got to fish with his Uncle Manuel for steelhead, salmon, and stripers in the Sacramento, Feather, Yuba, and American Rivers. Adrian had to put his fly rod down temporarily to focus on his studies at UCLA, but returned to his passion shortly after graduation, when he moved to Miami to join the Teach for America program. Adrian took advantage of the many fly fishing opportunities available in South Florida, and now he enjoys both the fresh and saltwater water fly fishing the Los Angeles area offers. He has a particular affinity for fishing the rivers he once fished as a little boy with his spey rod. Adrian is an attorney practicing civil rights and criminal defense law in Pasadena.

Sam Hagen
Sam has been fly fishing for many years and is still humbled every time he goes out. Fly tying makes his ADD kick in hard, so he is a fly buyer rather than a fly tier. However, he enjoys the art of fly casting and loves this aspect of our great sport. He and his wife are empty nester's that live in Claremont, but enjoy their time with their adorable dog, Cash. Sam has been a Mortgage Salesman for over 20 years and often introduces his clients to our great sport.