Dedicated to the men and women of the United Stares armed forces, the Veterans Service Program is an initiative by Trout Unlimited to connect our members with recovering soldiers and disabled veterans through fly fishing and cold water conservation. In partnership with Project Healing Waters and others, TU members are teaching the basics of fly fishing and fly tying, and providing an introduction to our conservation issues, leading to many on stream outings throughout the country. The VSP brings healing, hope and rehabilitation to those who have given so much to protect our freedoms.
Mid-day Friday, 10 wounded soldiers from Fort Carson arrived at North Pond Park in Silverthorne, ready to spend a day-and-a-half fly fishing along the Blue River.
The men's trip is a function of Project... [ READ MORE... ]
From www.jsonline.com of July 2, 2011
Waukesha - The rural pond was ringed with anglers, casting for and catching the "fish of smiles," the bluegill. There were aerial displays, watery explosions and periodic hoots and hollers. And to top it off, the participants were U.S. military veterans.... [ READ MORE... ]
On Thursday, Trout Unlimited’s Veterans Service Program and Project Healing Waters hosted an enthusiastic group of disabled veterans for a day of fun on the private waters of River’s Edge Outfitters in Spruce Pine, North Carolina. Volunteers from the Pisgah TU chapter and their eager veteran... [ READ MORE... ]