Kick-Off Party: 6 – 9pm, Friday, September 29, 2017
Help us kick-off an amazing weekend at the Pineview Lodge in Hamilton, MT. This casual reception is open to anglers, guests, and local community members! The evening will include delicious edibles by Good Eatin’ with local brew from Lolo Peak Brewing Co. Kick-Off Party tickets are $40, available HERE. Discounted tickets available for CfR volunteers, alumnae and members of Sisters on the Fly.
Single-Fly Event and Celebration Dinner: Saturday, September 30, 2017
The full-day guided drift begins at 8:30am and includes a catered lunch by Red Rooster Gourmet & Catering. This is your opportunity to fish pristine Montana water with elite, professional guides. 2 anglers per boat, limited to 30 anglers. The Celebration Dinner and Auction will begin at 6:30pm with a gourmet dinner by Caffe Firenze with wine pairings at the Bedford Building, downtown Hamilton, MT. This memorable evening will include live and silent auction, awards presentation and live music. Fly fishing entry is $1,000 per angler and includes both Friday and Saturday evening events. Dinner-only tickets, $100, available HERE. Local community members and CfR supporters are encouraged to attend. Discounted tickets available for CfR volunteers, alumnae and members of Sisters on the Fly. The Cast One for Hope live and silent auctions will feature everything from fine art to bucket-list fly fishing trips. Stay tuned for a sneak peek at our incredible auction items!
Sisters on the Fly Bitterroot Rally & Vintage Trailer Tour: Sunday, October 1, 2017 10am – Noon
For the third year, the Sisters on the Fly have coordinated their annual Bitterroot Rally and Vintage Trailer Tour in conjunction with Cast One for Hope! To learn more about the Bitterroot Rally and the Sisters support of Cast One, click HERE. For questions about the Bitterroot Rally, contact Devery Willis firstname.lastname@example.org
Each year as part of the Cast One for Hope, we feature an exclusive destination fly fishing package! This year Jean Williams Bruun of Wyoming Angling Company in Jackson, WY is generously donating a float for two anglers on the Upper Snake, the Green or one of her “secret” streams. Two nights at a beautiful log home in Victor, ID will complete the trip package. Tickets are $50 and available HERE. Stay tuned for additional trip details and photos!
single-fly event rules
Please note that per Montana regulations, we are unable to award prizes for anything having to do with size, species or number of fish caught. No worries–we’ve come up with many other ways to recognize your fishing skills and the adventures of your fishing day! See awards below. Official rules are located HERE for the Single-Fly event.
- Longest Lasting Fly (only the first fly qualifies)
- Best Fly (taking the fly)
- Most Flies Lost
- Most Interesting/Unusual Fish Caught
- Best Photo of the Day
guides & outfitters
More joining us, but these Montana outfitters and guides are providing the day’s drift, the cost of which is included in registration. Gratuity is not included and we encourage providing your hard-working guide with something extra in thanks for a great day on the Bitterroot!
Please Note: Peg Miskin and your guide will be contacting you directly to discuss guide pairing, fishing preferences and river location options. Feel free to contact Peg Miskin with any questions: CastOne@castingforrecovery.org
directions & accommodations
Directions: Friday evening venue – Pineview Lodge: From Hamilton city center head West on Main Street approximately 2 miles. Turn left (south) on West Side Highway. Turn Right (west) on Wyant Lane. Go approximately 1 mile to 322 Wyant Lane on your right. Look for the small vacation rental sign and CfR sign on right. Parking is limited, so carpooling is encouraged!
Saturday evening venue – the Bedford Building: 223 S. 2nd Street, downtown Hamilton, MT 59840.
Casting for Recovery and your local fishing guide will communicate directly with you regarding fishing location, meeting place, and put-in.
Accommodations: Please plan ahead and arrange your own accommodations, the cost of which is not included in your registration. Casting for Recovery has reserved a room block at the Bitterroot River Inn at a discounted rate. Please contact Peg Miskin, CastOne@castingforrecovery.org, if you are interested in a room! Click HERE for a full list of local accommodations. Mention your attendance to Cast One for Hope for any discounts available. Please feel free to contact us for assistance in arranging accommodations.
We hope our Cast One for Hope guests will take advantage of the beauty of the Bitterroot Valley and its charming towns. Click HERE for a list of local area attractions, restaurants and contact information.
Images from the COFH 2016
$5,000 Green Drake
$2,500 Royal Madam X
$1,000 Purple Haze
We welcome the support of sponsors, who are an important part of the success of the Cast One for Hope. Please contact Peg Miskin CastOne@castingforrecovery.org or 707-529-2760 if you are interested in being an event sponsor.