Thanks to everyone who supported our 2016 Cast One for Hope! The fishing was hot, the laughter was plentiful, and we’re thrilled to say we exceeded our goal! CLICK HERE for the event re-cap, and stay tuned for our 2017 dates & details!
Kick-Off Party: 6 – 9pm, Friday, September 30, 2016
Help us kick-off an amazing weekend of fly fishing and fundraising 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 Red Rooster Gourmet & Catering, hand-crafted hard cider by Backroad Cider, local brew from Lolo Peak Brewing Co and wine from Missoula’s Ten Spoon Winery. Kick-Off Party tickets are $40, available here.
Single-Fly Event and Celebration Dinner: Saturday, October 1, 2016
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 from Sawtooth Winery 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. Local community members and CfR supporters are encouraged to attend. Discounted tickets available for CfR volunteers, alumnae and members of Sisters on the Fly.
Sisters on the Fly Bitterroot Rally & Vintage Trailer Tour: Sunday, October 2, 2016
For the second 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, watch this episode from the World Fishing Journal. For questions about the Bitterroot Rally, contact Nicole Cassity at email@example.com.
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!
Each year we feature one exclusive fly fishing + lodging package. Raffle tickets are available prior to the event. Need not be present to win, so even if you can’t join us in Montana, please consider purchasing a ticket in support of the event!
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
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: Casting for Recovery 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.