We’re excited to announce that Winged Reel is partnering with Pig Farm Ink (the same folks that brought us the infamous Iron Fly events) to host a Gear Drive benefiting our cause and the veterans we serve.

The PHWFF Gear Drive is an opportunity to give back to those who have made great sacrifices in the service of our nation.

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Winged Reel and Pig Farm Ink are soliciting donations of gently used fly fishing gear to be donated to PHWFF Programs and the veterans they serve. Numerous fly shops have taken up the cause and are providing support and drop-off locations throughout the duration of the PHWFF Gear Drive (locations and information is listed below). The PHWFF Gear Drive will run until January 30, 2016 and conclude with a social event in the Atlanta, GA area seeking to further raise awareness and donations for our cause.

Here is a current list of participating fly shops excepting your gear donations:

Unicoi Outfitters – 7280 S Main St, Helen, GA 30545 –  (706) 878-3083

Tuckaseegee Fly Shop – 3 Depot St, Bryson City, NC 28713 – (828) 488-3333

Alpharetta Outfitters – 79 S Main St, Alpharetta, GA 30009 – (678) 762-0027

The Fish Hawk – 3095 Peachtree Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30305 – (404) 237-3473

If you wish to mail your donations, you can send them to: Pig Farm Ink, 1276 Castleberry Dr., Buford, GA 30518 or Alpharetta Outfitters, 79 S Main St, Alpharetta, GA 30009.  If mailing your donations, please be sure to mark your package PHWFF Gear Drive and include a copy of the In-Kind donation form you can print by clicking here. If you would like to find more ways you can help promote this event, please contact Justin at Winged Reel at justin@wingedreel.com.

For more information please visit http://wingedreel.com/phwff-gear-drive/