Golden State Flycasters’ annual fundraiser is April 28 in Carmel Valley


More than $17,000 of fly fishing gear, guides, lodges, entertainment and other prizes will be up for grabs when the Golden State Flycasters hosts its ninth annual auction and raffle April 28 to benefit educational programs and conservation initiatives.

The money raised will help benefit current and future projects, including Trout in the Classroom; water quality monitoring and habitat assessment in the San Luis Rey River for endangered steelhead recovery; genetic sampling of trout in several Southern California watersheds in cooperation with the California Department of Fish and Game; teaching kids fly casting; fly tying and fishing; Wounded Warrior programs and more.

This, open to the public, conservation fund-raising auction and raffle is at Tio Leo’s restaurant, 3510 Valley Centre Drive, San Diego, CA 92130, from 5 to 9 p.m.

For details and a full list of fundraiser items, visit