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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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PCC 2020 Trip Schedule

Bishop, CA. – Jan 10 to 13
The first of the annual PCC trips to the Eastern Sierra Nevada.  We will base our operations out of Bishop, California, with opportunities to fish the Lower and Upper Owens River, the Owens River Gorge, Hot Creek, and (if you are willing to drive a little distance) the East Walker River.  It is a beautiful setting of the different rivers and creek with a background (hopefully) of snow-capped peaks.

Trip participants are responsible for arranging their own transportation, lodging, and meal costs.  Tom Smith will schedule dinners at Bishop restaurants for interested trip participants.
There is no limit on the number of participants, and we hope that many club members will take this opportunity to join fellow club members on a fun trip.

Even though there is no registration, Tom Smith, the trip coordinator, will need to know who is participating to ensure we have trip waivers for all participants and to know who will have dinner with PCC crowd for the restaurant reservations.
Date: 1/10/20 – 1/13/20
Estimated cost: $TBD/angler; anglers pay for their own transportation, lodging, and meals
Number of days fishing: 2-3 depending on each angler’s schedule
Number of anglers: No limit
Not included: Transportation; lodging, and meals (each angler makes their own arrangements)
Trip Coordinator: Tom Smith, 626-570-1038, tpsmith@earthlink.net

Bishop, CA. – Feb 7 to Feb 10
The second annual PCC trip to the Eastern Sierra Nevada.  We will base our operations out of Bishop, California, with opportunities to fish the Lower and Upper Owens River, the Owens River Gorge, Hot Creek, and (if you are willing to drive a little distance) the East Walker River.  It is a beautiful setting of the different rivers and creek with a background (hopefully) of snow-capped peaks.

Trip participants are responsible for arranging their own transportation, lodging, and meal costs.  Tom Smith will schedule dinners at Bishop restaurants for interested trip participants.
There is no limit on the number of participants, and we hope that many club members will take this opportunity to join fellow club members on a fun trip.

Even though there is no registration, Tom Smith, the trip coordinator, will need to know who is participating to ensure we have trip waivers for all participants and to know who will have dinner with PCC crowd for the restaurant reservations.
Date: 2/8/19 – 2/11/19
Estimated cost: $TBD/angler; anglers pay for their own transportation, lodging, and meals
Number of days fishing: 2-3 depending on each angler’s schedule
Number of anglers: No limit
Not included: Transportation; lodging, and meals (each angler makes their own arrangements)
Trip Coordinator: Tom Smith, 626-570-1038, tpsmith@earthlink.net

Surf Fishing with Lee Baermann -  March 28th
This is the surf outing that is accompanying the surf casting clinic held on March 14th.  To attend this event you must sign up for the casting clinic as well.  This outing will include on the water instruction on casting and reading structure from Lee Baermann, a pioneer of southern California surf fishing.  
Date: March 28th
Estimated cost: $63 per angler (includes clinic and fee for this outing)
Number of days fishing: half a day depending on each angler’s schedule
Number of anglers: TBD
Not included: Transportation
Trip Coordinator: Carl Crawford, 909-717-7533,hcarl.crawford@me.com


West Fork of the San Gabriel River – April 18th
The West Fork is back!  With the resurgence of this local fishery it is time for the PCC to return to it for a club outing.  This is a great trip for beginners, people new to the area and new club members.  It is also great to revisit this place if you haven’t been since the drought. 
Date: 4/18/19
Estimated cost: $0, if you are driving you will need an adventure pass, $5 for the day $35 for the year
Number of days Fishing: 1 day
Number of Anglers: No Limit
Not included: Transportation and meals (each angler makes their own arrangements)
Trip Coordinator: Andrew Slade, 818-355-0290, andrew.a.slade@gmail.com


Lake Isabella  Carp Fishing – May 16th
Learn the art of fly fishing for golden ghosts!  A PCC member will provide tips on catching the ultra-wary Carp.
Date: May 16th
Estimated cost: $TBD
Number of days fishing: Full Day
Number of anglers: No limit
Not included: Transportation
Trip Coordinator: Scott Boller, 818-813-0315, sbollers@me.com



Women's Fishing Outing in Bishop, CA - End of April (Date TBD) 
After an amazing Women's Event at the club house, we will be venturing off and getting some hands-on fishing experience without new friends up in the Eastern Sierras!
Date: End of April (Date TBD)
Estimated cost: TBD
Trip Coordinator: Becky Rakisits, 818-731-1340, gotchalk@sbglobal.net


Hot Creek Ranch, CA. – Father’s Day Fishing – June 19 to June 22
This annual Father’s Day trip takes place at Hot Creek Ranch, a private stretch of this blue ribbon fishery!

We will be staying and fishing at the amazing Hot Creek Ranch in Mammoth Lakes.  The Pasadena Casting Club will have the whole ranch reserved for our personal use.  Cabins are double occupancy so if you sign up as a pair please let Jim know that you will be bunking together. 

Anglers that want to fish with guides while at the ranch can contact Kevin Peterson for arrangements.  Kevin can be contacted on his cell at 760-937-0519.  
Date: 6/19/19 – 6/22/19
Estimated cost: $420/angler; includes 2+ days of fishing, 3 nights lodging at the ranch (2 anglers per room)
Number of days fishing: 2-3 depending on each angler’s schedule
Number of anglers: TBD
Not included: Transportation and meals (each angler makes their own arrangements)
Trip Coordinator: Jim Satterfield, satterfield@earthlink.net


Local Surf, Southern CA. – Corbina – July - August
Thanks to the “big pond” to the west, we can fly fish locally, drought or no drought!  The specific beach will be decided as we get closer to the date so as to optimize the fishing experience.
Date: Late July - August, exact date to be determined
Estimated cost: $0/angler (unless a Corbina clinic is arranged)
Number of days fishing: half a day depending on each angler’s schedule
Number of anglers: TBD
Not included: Transportation
Trip Coordinator: Carl Crawford, 909-717-7533, hcarl.crawford@me.com


San Juan River, New Mexico – July 6th to July 11th
Enjoy four days of drift boat angling on this famous water while lodging at the River’s Edge Lodge.  Late June and early July are the best times on this world class tailwater with lots of insect activity with potential dry fly opportunities. The San Juan has over 10,000 fish per mile. The 6 to 18 inch rainbows and browns fat and sassy. 
Date: July 6th to July 11th
Estimated cost: approximately $1700/angler; includes 4 days of guided fishing (9th – 12th) by Sandstone Anglers; 5 nights at River’s Edge Lodge; 3 meals per day on guided days.
Number of days fishing: 4 days guided, 2 anglers per drift boat (individual pontoon boats are also an available option)
Number of anglers: 8 (3 Spots Available)
Not included: Transportation to/from River’s Edge Lodge (each angler makes their own arrangements); most meals on non-guided days; New Mexico fishing license, fishing gear, adult beverages, gratuity.
Trip Coordinator: Bob Proctor, 626-355-7339, rcproctorjr@gmail.com


Catalina Island – Late August
Catalina Island is only a short distance from our shores and offers great fishing for Calico Bass, Bonito, Barracuda, Yellow Tail and more.  We will be fishing aboard the 60’ Triton which launches from LA Harbor Sportfishing in San Pedro.  This is a great way to experience the amazing fisheries right off our shores!
Date: Late August
Estimated Cost: $200/angler, includes Lunch
Number of days fishing: ¾ day
Number of anglers: 8-9
Not Included: Transportation to the harbor, tackle or flies
Trip Coordinator: Andrew Slade, 818-355-0290, andrew.a.slade@gmail.com


Surf Fishing with Al Quattrocchi – Sept - October
This trip will accompany a casting clinic and will include on the water instruction with the legendary Al Q.  Attendees will need to sign up for the casting clinic to attend this outing.
Date: Sept -Octover
Estimated cost: $TBD
Number of days fishing: half a day depending on each angler’s schedule
Number of anglers: TBD
Not included: Transportation
Trip Coordinator: Carl Crawford, 909-717-7533, hcarl.crawford@me.com



Baja, Mexico – October 12 -17
Join me in Baja to chase Roosterfish, Dorado, Billfish, Tuna, and Wahoo on the fly. Our base of operations will be the lovely Bahia de los Sueños. Located just south of La Paz, Mexico in the southern part of Baja, California, Bahia de los Sueños offers gorgeous accommodations, great food, and of course amazing fishing at your doorstep.
Date: 10/12/19 – 10/12/17
Estimated Cost: $3275 per Angler, $1100 per non-angler
Number of days fishing: 5 full days
Number of Anglers: 8
Not Included: Airfare, ground transportation to and from airport, staff and guide gratuities, alcohol. Rental fly fishing gear available upon request. Rod/reel rental is available at $35 US per day.
Trip Coordinater: Chris Allick, chrisallick@gmail.com


Mono County, CA. – Fall Bite & Colors – October 10 - 11
A new PCC trip to beautiful Mono County along the Eastern Sierra Nevada during the fall color season.  This is a great opportunity to fish the rivers, streams, and lakes of this region.  Possible rivers including the Upper Owens, Hot Creek, East and West Walker Rivers, as well as float tubing the region’s lakes from Mammoth to Bridgeport.
Date: October 10 - 11
Estimated cost: $TBD/angler
Number of days fishing: 2-3 depending on each angler’s schedule
Number of anglers: No limit
Not included: Transportation; lodging, and meals (each angler makes their own arrangements)
Trip Coordinator: Scott Boller, 818-813-0315, sbollers@me.com


Lower Deschutes River, ORE. – Steelhead – November 2020
A new PCC trip to a famous steelhead river of northern Oregon.
Date: Late October/early November, exact dates to be determined
Estimated cost: $TBD/angler; includes 4 days of guided drift boat fishing (2 anglers per boat), tent lodging and meals
Number of anglers: TBD maximum
Not included: Transportation to/from central Oregon; Oregon fishing license
Trip Coordinator: Adrian Uribe, 310-467-2456, Adrian.uribe@gmail.com