Maxine McCormick

Maxine is a world class caster at age 15.  She will be be giving a presentation during the Friday reception about her casting experiences – this is something you don’t want to miss.  She will also be doing casting demonstrations on Saturday and signing autographs.

Awards

2016

12 years old (two years ago at 2016 WC in Estonia), Maxine became the youngest World Champion in sports history, outscoring every women and MAN in trout accuracy!!

2018

WC achievements, Maxine earned women’s division GOLD medals in 2 separate events and a SILVER in another:

GOLD
Trout Accuracy – Finals score of 52 points (21 pts ahead of next closest women)
Salmon Distance – 2 hand winning cast of 189 feet!

SILVER

Sea Trout Distance – 1 hand new long cast World Record (in prelim round) of 161 feet!!

She also made finals in the 5wt Trout Distance with a cast of 123 feet!!! How many male fly fishers can do that?

Articles

NY Times Feature – https://www.nytimes.com/2018/08/19/sports/maxine-mccormick.html
8/20/2018

SF Chronicle Feature
8/12/2018 – ‪https://www.sfchronicle.com/sports/article/At-14-Maxine-McCormick-casts-for-world-title-13149435.php

SF Chronicle day
8/19/2018 – ‪https://www.sfchronicle.com/sports/article/San-Francisco-teen-wins-fly-casting-world-13166058.php?src=hp_totn

SF Chronicle final results
8/27/2018 – https://www.sfchronicle.com/sports/article/Triumphant-homecoming-for-14-year-old-casting-13184024.php

Recorded Interviews:

Gink & Gasoline Interview with Maxine and Coach
8/14/2018 – http://www.ginkandgasoline.com/fly-fishing-lifestyle/maxine-mccormick-interview-august-2018/

Oregon Public Broadcasting – ‘Think Out Loud’ interview with Maxine
8/23/2018 – https://www.spreaker.com/user/oregonpublicbroadcasting/world-record-holding-fly-caster?utm_medium=widget&utm_source=user%3A9497079&utm_term=episode_title

Live Wire Radio – Interview with Luke Burbank (at 26:15 minute mark)
9/13/2018 – http://www.livewireradio.org/episode368

KGAL Radio
3/5/2019


Video and TV news coverage:

Comcast Sportsnet – Little Fish In A Big Sea
Korich Fly Casting – https://vimeo.com/177323619

GLOW Fly Casting Demonstration at Trout Unlimited SF Annual Dinner
Korich Fly Casting – https://vimeo.com/177160667