The Appalachian Tenkara Jam will take place Saturday & Sunday (July 11 & 12) from 9am - 6pm at Summit Manor in Hereford, Maryland. The weekend is a multi-vendor, instructional, all things tenkara exhibition event hosted by the "Appalachian Tenkara Anglers" - a group designed to bring together tenkara anglers into a supportive and engaged community. The event will feature presentations, speakers, tenkara 101, kebari history, line options, big fish wrangling, warm water species, and much more. PHWFF volunteer, supporter, and blogger Al Alborn (troutbumva.com) will be presenting an overview of the PHWFF program and addressing the status of Tenkara within PHWFF.
The 2nd annual Tight Lines and Tall Tales event proved, once again, to be a popular and successful event. The event was created to provide an opportunity for Community Organizations, Corporate Sponsors, Individual Donors, Volunteers and PHWFF participants to interact, promote, and share the mission, goals and impact of the Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing program.
On Saturday, June 20th, the Walter Reed Program travelled to the Conewago Conservation Club near Arendtsville, PA. This is an annual fly fishing event sponsored by the Conewago Conservation Club and Veternas from the Walter Reed and Quantico Programs participated with three branches of the service represented: the United States Navy, United States Marine Corp and the Coast Guard
On June 16, 2015 PHWFF Volunteer Jim Sloan from the Ft Eustis/Hampton VAMC Program led four veterans on a fishing trip to Spring Creek in State College PA.
On Saturday, June 14th participants from the Winchedeon PHWFF Program attended the annual picnic and educational outing of the Millers River Trout Unlimited Chapter. The event took place in Orange, MA on the chapter’s namesake river
Nine participants from the Colorado Springs Program enjoyed the fishing and serenity of the Farish Recreation Center in Pike National Forest on the June, 20 2015.
Bubba Holt, Program Lead - Parkersburg, WV, shares his experiences from a PHWFF trip to Thornwood, WV that brought together PHWFF Programs from both the Virginia and West Virginia Regions.
The weekend of September 25 – 27, 2015 is the 4th year that Reed's Cabins will be hosting a PHWFF Event and welcoming the St. Louis/Jefferson Barracks PHWFF Program. Kelly Fackert, owner of Reed’s Cabins, started the event in 2011 to honor the memory of her late husband Art. Art was a Veteran, and her son Michael currently serves in the military. She donates all proceeds from the weekend’s cabin and camp hook-up rentals to the St. Louis/Jefferson Barracks Program.
The New Haven River Anglers Association (NHRAA) hosted a small group of 7 PHWFF Participants for a weekend of fishing and fellowship on June 5-7, 2015.
On Saturday June 22, 2015 the Fayetteville, NC Program held one of their monthly fishing outings at the John E. Pechmann Fishing Education Center in Fayetteville, NC. This was one of the Fayetteville Program’s monthly local fishing outings that give the participants the opportunity to work with volunteers and develop their fishing and casting skills.
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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