One of the best facilities of its kind is the Golden Gate Angling and Casting Club, located in the heart of beautiful Golden Gate Park in San Francisco. The Club has members from across the country and around the globe, including many of the top ranked casters in the world. The Club hosts national and international casting tournaments as well as sponsors regularly scheduled local and regional tournaments. Members are offered classes and seminars in fly and plug casting from beginner through expert levels. The annual two-day fly casting seminar, directed by master instructor and club member Mel Krieger, is an enormously popular event, and free to the public.
There is an initiation fee of $10 for each type of membership, plus annual dues. Regular members pay $40 per year per person. A Family membership is available at $50 per year. Junior membership dues are $6 for persons 18 years or younger. Membership runs from January through December. The most current bulletin is available online at on the Bulletin page.