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Special needs kids C.A.S.T. fishing lines in Lake Oroville

The C.A.S.T. event has become a popular annual event in Butte County, providing special needs kids with a chance to learn to fish and spend some time on Lake Oroville.

Posted: Jun 22, 2019 7:49 PM

LAKE OROVILLE, Calif. - Kids with special needs came together in Lake Oroville on Saturday to learn to angle with some of the best.

CAL FIRE shared these photos of the Lake Oroville C.A.S.T. event.

The Department of Water Resources (DWR), the California State Parks, CAL FIRE and the California Department of Fish and Wildlife were all partners in what has become a popular and fun annual event.

The organizations gave out fishing rods, reels, tee-shirts and tackle boxes to the forty kids who showed up to the event.

The children learned about boating and water safety, plus learned about the importance of preserving California's natural resources.

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