Five veteran participants and one volunteer from the Long Beach program took a fall trip to the Four Corners area. For three days, we fished San Juan River in northern New Mexico and then a day on the Piedra River in southwestern Colorado, with a tour of Aztec Ruins in between.
On October 31, 2015, the Virginia Region took a trip to fish private waters on the Upper Jackson River.
On October 13 – 15, 2015 4 female veterans from the Project Healing Waters North Texas program took part in a very special annual outing on the Lower Mountain Fork River in southeastern Oklahoma. The outing consisted of casting lessons, knot tying and entomology instruction, and over 12 hours of fishing the Lower Mountain Fork River.
On Sunday, October 25, 2015, a fly fishing outing was organized for veterans from Veterans Haven North (VHN).
VHN is a facility operated by the NJ Department of Military and Veteran's Affairs which operates as a transitional housing facility for homeless Veterans. VHN provides shelter, food, transportation, case management, life skills training, and community reintegration.
A very special second installment of our successful "Healing Saturday" event will be taking place on Saturday November 14, 2015 at Mossy Creek Fly Fishing in Harrisonburg, VA. Healing Saturday is a daylong event to raise funds and awareness of our cause and the injured and disabled veterans we serve. It will offer special opportunities during the day at each location with a percentage of sales or a monetary donation going to support veterans on their journey to physical, emotional and spiritual health.
The first meeting of the Abilene Program will take place on Sunday, November 15, 2015 from 3-5pm at the Nelson Park Lake, at the Abilene Zoo.
Join us on November 7, 2015 at K&K Fly Fishing for Healing Saturday, a daylong event to raise funds and awareness of our cause and the injured and disabled veterans we serve. The day will feature raffles, a silent auction, famous Kansas City BBQ, kettle korn, multiple vendors, and fly casting and fly tying instruction and activities. The event will also host an Iron Fly competion hosted by the good folks at Pig Farm Ink.
Join us on November 7, 2015 at Feather-Craft Fly Fishing for Healing Saturday, a daylong event to raise funds and awareness of our cause and the injured and disabled veterans we serve. The day will feature fly tying and casting demos, members of the St. Louis Rams cheerleaders, a cook-out, raffle, silent auction, and much more!
This October, veterans participants from our Virginia Region enjoyed a weekend of restorative angling on Back Creek thanks to Dominion Power.
Vietnam Veteran Al Kittredge eloquently shares his first experience on a PHWFF trip to the South Holston River Lodge in Bristol, TN.
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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