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Hokendauqua TU Fly Tying Class Welcomes Veterans!

Trout Unlimited Veterans Partnership Vets * Welcome (This program replaces PHWFF) Registration for TU-VSP Veterans and Service members: tools, vises &all materials will be supplied without cost. Classes begin on the first Saturday in January and run for eight consecutive Saturdays. Class starts at 9:00 AM. and ends at 12 noon. The last class is … Read more

TU VSP Partner Warriors and Quiet Waters Featured on CNN

Check out this great story about the Bozeman, MT based Warriors and Quiet Waters (WQW) therapeutic fly fishing program for post 9/11, combat injured Veterans. TU VSP Partner Warriors and Quiet Waters I helped organize the trip featured in this piece by CNN and served as one of the guide/instructors for the trip. I was … Read more

Mountain Bridge TU VSP Well Done!

Today is Veterans day, the anniversary of the signing of the armistice, which ended World War I. Today, our nation thanks our Veterans for their service to our country. Trout Unlimited (TU) and TU’s Veterans Service Partnership (TU VSP) wish to thank our Veterans for their service to our country and for the sacrifice they … Read more

Veterans Service Partnership and Project Healing Waters working together

Serving our nation’s military family by engaging veterans, veterans with disabilities, their spouses and their families in the TU community and in support of TU’s coldwater conservation mission is the backbone of TU’s Veterans Service Partnership. To accomplish this, the “partnership” in the VSP is critical to achieving this mission. One of our most significant … Read more

Mid Hudson TU Hosts West Point Fly Fishing Club

The Veterans Service Partnership (VSP) is a TU initiative with a mission to serve and engage our nation’s military family, all veterans, able and those with disabilities, active duty military, their spouses, and their families in Trout Unlimited. Through fishing and related acti vities, the VSP seeks to engage our nation’s military family with TU … Read more

Veterans Suicide Prevention Training

September is Suicide Prevention Month, and Veteran suicide is a serious issue for our nation’s military family. Through TU’s Veterans Service Partnership, many TU volunteers work with veterans. As VA Secretary Wilkie points out in this message Secretary Wilkie Message, there are many things the public can do to help prevent veteran suicide that don’t … Read more

Veterans Service Partnership Couples on Slough Creek!

The 5th annual Veterans Service Partnershp couples trip to Slough Creek and Yellowstone Park is in full swing! We’ve had a wonderful week with beautfiul weather and fine fishing for some nice, fat Yellowstone cutthroat trout. Our group of newbie veteran couple fly fishers are picking up the sport and are making great progress, and … Read more