The Kettle Creek Watershed Association 3-day Project Healing Water Fly Fishing event on May 6-8 for disabled veterans was a success.
The Association would like to thank all those who helped in any way, including by cooking and serving meals, housing veterans and mentoring them in fly fishing.
These military heroes got to see elk on the trip up from Renovo via Bush Dam/Kettle Creek State Park to Cross Fork. They watched the fish stocking Friday night. Some saw a bear in the dumpster at the Cross Fork Inn.
These were new experiences for many of them. Needless to say their actual fishing experience was destined to be the therapeutic success we wanted and they deserved. Hard to believe but this whole unselfish experience almost left us speechless.
It is something we will never forget.
The Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing Program is designed to assist disabled/recovering military veterans deal with injuries and/or adjust to civilian life with the peaceful, therapeutic activity of fishing. PHWFF is dedicated to aiding in the physical and emotional rehabilitation of disabled military service personnel through fly fishing.For more information on programs, initiatives and other upcoming events, visit the Kettle Creek Watershed Association website. The Association works to improve water quality in Clinton, Potter and Tioga counties.