With more than 2,800 bass clubs and 600,000 members nationwide, B.A.S.S. has no shortage of instructors who help teach children the rudiments of casting, pitching and flipping a lure. Casting contests are staged around the country and are open to youngsters aged 7 to 14. Contact: B.A.S.S. Casting Kids, 334-272-9530; www.bassmaster.com. others) and the new Camp Fishing Initiative. The FFF is involved in cooperative programs with the 4-H (the 4-H Sportfishing Program), as well as with the Boys & Girls Clubs of America, the Boy Scouts and the Girl Scouts. Contact: 703-519-9691; www.futurefisherman.org.