On the afternoon of Saturday April 23, 2016 the Syracuse Program hosted renowned fly-tier Pat Cohen at Clear Path for Veterans in Chittenango, NY.
The 14th Star Brewing in St. Albans, Vermont will host an evening on May 21, 2016 to benefit Project Healing Waters and the veterans we serve in the state of Vermont. The evening will also feature a special beer release, live music from Kelly Ravin, food from Smokin' Butts BBQ, raffles, and fly tying demos from The Vermont Fly Guys and Pig Farm Ink.
This May, the Green Mountain Project Healing Waters program has teamed up with Frog Hollow for a fly-fishing themed exhibition at their gallery on Church St. in Burlington, VT
May 4, 2016 brought the Wilkes-Barre, PA Program to the Indian Mountain Rod & Gun Club in Kresgeville, PA for a day of fly fishing and a very special presentation. The club has been the annual site of their May and August fishing outings for the past seven years.
On April 29 – May 02, 2016 veteran participants in the Camp Lejeune/Richlands, NC program took their annual trip to Pennsylvania's famed Penn's Creek for two full days of fly-fishing, fabulous meals, and great companionship.
Twenty-three veterans and volunteers from the Long Beach PHWFF program headed north to Bishop, CA, our "home away from home." The people of Bishop really go all out for each of our fishing trips there and we've become very good friends with many of them.
We are pleased to announce that Spencer Amend has been named Deputy Regional Coordinator for the Rocky Mountain Northeast Region servicing the states of Wyoming, North Dakota, and South Dakota. Join us welcoming him!
We are pleased to announce that Jeff Reinke has been named the new Program Lead for the North Chicago, IL PHWFF Program.
April 27th – 29th 2016 -- According to the calendar and hatch charts, the end of April is the beginning of prime time for mayfly hatches and trout fishing in the Catskill region. Over the six year history of this PHWFF-NYC annual event we have experienced rain, a major flood, warm weather and cold, including snow. This year, though overcast and cool, the river was in great condition and olives, blue quills and even a few famous Hendricksons made an afternoon appearance. Most of us even caught a trout or two, no small accomplishment on a river as challenging as the West Branch of the Delaware.
On Wednesday, April 20th, veterans from the Battle Creek VAMC Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing Program visited the Wolf Lake Fish Hatchery. The hatchery, owned and operated by the Michigan Department of Natural Resources, is located in Mattawan, MI, just a few miles west of Kalamazoo, MI.
Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing, Inc. is dedicated to the physical and emotional rehabilitation of disabled active military service personnel and disabled veterans through fly fishing and associated activities including education and outings.
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