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River Sports Hosts Pint Nite to support PHWFF Knoxville

Posted on 4/15/2015 by Daniel Morgan in TNValley

April 7, 2015 - Knoxville TN: River Sports, a local Outdoor Activity store and Climbing Center, was the host of "Pint Night" to benefit the Knoxville Program of Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing

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Johnson City Program Holds Spring Opener

Posted on 4/15/2015 by Daniel Morgan in TNValley

The Johnson City, Tennessee Program of Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing held their Spring Opener for 2015 Saturday, April 11th. .

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Seth Green Chapter of Trout Unlimited to host fly tying event

Posted on 4/15/2015 by Daniel Morgan in MidAtlantic

The Seth Green Chapter of Trout Unlimited is hosting a Spring Thaw Tying Event on Saturday April, 18th at the Smith Warren American Legion Post in Scottsville, NY. This event is to raise funds for Project Healing Waters, Casting for Recovery and the Wounded Warrior Project. The chapter will be donating all of the flies tied and a portion of the money raised to each organization.

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Veteran Fishing Outing to River Breeze Park in Oak Hill FL

Posted on 4/15/2015 by Daniel Morgan in Deep South

A Project Healing Waters fishing outing was hosted by Mid Coast Fly Fishers of New Smyrna FL on Wednesday March 25, 2015. Originally scheduled for February, it was rescheduled for unusually poor weather and unsafe water conditions. Eleven Veterans from four Daytona VA facilities and the surrounding community attended. Eight PHWFF volunteers donated boats and a pontoon for fishing the surrounding waters of the Mosquito Lagoon. An additional seven PHWFF volunteers prepared lunch and fishing location advice.

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Circle G Ranch hosts veterans for a peaceful and satisfying day of angling (video)

Posted on 4/14/2015 by Daniel Morgan in SouthCentral

On Thursday April 9th, Ten PHWFF veterans, from San Antonio Program and San Marcos Program, combined for an outing at the Circle G Ranch, near Martindale, Texas. Two Recreational Therapists, and a Veterans Peer Coordinator, from Audie L. Murphy VA hospital were there to provide transportation and assist. Texas Parks and Wildlife Department was represented by their Angler Education expert, Caleb Harris. Members from Central Texas Fly Fishers, and Guadalupe River Trout Unlimited were on hand to instruct and help out our brave men and women.

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Soldiers and Veterans debut their newly built fly rods at Rainbow Falls Mountain Trout (video)

Posted on 4/14/2015 by Daniel Morgan in RockyMtn

Eight soldiers and Veterans from the Colorado Springs Program visited Rainbow Falls Mountain Trout in Woodland Park, CO for a day of restorative fishing on April 11, 2015. The outing enabled the eight participants to fish the newly built fly rods they crafted over the past weeks in the Project Healing Waters-Colorado Springs rod building class. Each participant caught trout on their new rods and enjoyed a great day of fishing and fellowship.

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A New Approach to the Fly Tying Curriculum in Colorado Springs

Posted on 4/8/2015 by Daniel Morgan in RockyMtn

Volunteer Jonathan Kiley shares his experiences teaching and mentoring and how it ultimately lead to the development of a new fly tying curriculum with the Colorado Springs PHWFF Program. Jonathan Kiley is the Colorado Springs Program Training Chairman and also acts as the Fly Tying Coordinator. Jonathan is an Active Duty Master Sergeant in the U.S. Air Force and instructor at the Peterson AFB NCO Academy. Jonathan also won the PHWFF Fly Tying Contest last year and is a world-class fly tier.

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"Cowboy Up for Veterans" on April 18th

Posted on 4/7/2015 by Daniel Morgan in RockyMtn

The PHWFF Platte Rivers Program will host their 3rd Annual Fundraising Dinner, Auction and Raffle “Cowboy Up for Veterans” on April 18, 2015. Taking place at the Grand Ballroom in Cheyenne, WY this evening will feature a social hour, drinks, guest speakers, an auction and raffles

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Mad River Outfitters donates F3T proceeds to PHWFF (video)

Posted on 4/7/2015 by Daniel Morgan in Midwest

On March 5, 2015, Mad River Outfitters hosted a successful screening of The Fly Fishing Film Tour. Thanks to their great generosity, the proceeds from the event were donated our cause. Through tickets sales and raffles, over $3000 was raised! Many thanks to Mad River Outfitters and all the great folks who supported this excellence event for their support of Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing, our Programs, and the veterans we serve.

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PHWFF Grand Junction Relaxing at the K-T Ranch in Meeker, Colorado

Posted on 4/7/2015 by Daniel Morgan in RockyMtn

During the weekend of March 28—29, 2015, the K–T Ranch—located at 4160 CR. 8 Meeker, CO.—was scheduled to host a Project Healing Waters Event for five veterans from the Grand Junction, CO. area. However, once word of the event got out, several of the Meeker community business owners stepped up without hesitation to lend their services for the people to whom we owe the most, making the veteran’s trip to the Meeker area completely free of charge.

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