This year’s Cape Lookout Albacore Festival, the Crystal Coast’s premiere fly fishing and light tackle tournament/event is a three-day event and will be held on October 20th - 22nd 2016. The festival aims to raise money for our cause and the veterans we serve. The first day is a private Healing Waters Day for Disabled Veterans followed by the Public Festival and Tournament on the second and third days. This year’s festival is full of prizes, auction items, music, food, and most importantly great fellowship. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to try your hand at some of the area’s finest fishing while helping to raise awareness and funds for our cause.
The award-winning production companies of Skydive Films, Indiewood Pictures and Silver Phoenix proudly present the powerful and important documentary IRON WILL: A Veteran's Battle with PTSD. Narrated by Academy Award winner Billy Bob Thornton.
Members of our Leadership, Staff, Volunteers, and Veteran Participants attended The Fly fishing Show in Somerset NJ during the weekend of January 29, 2016. The show provided all in attendance the opportunity to share our mission and work in a fun, festive, and informative environment
We'll be at The Fly Fishing Show in Somerset, NJ this weekend (January 29- 31, 2016). If you're in the area, stop by our booth to say hi, learn about our program, grab some PHWFF gear, and visit with our Staff, Volunteers, and Veteran Participants. .
Join us in welcoming Rich LoBianco as the new Regional Coordinator for the MidWest! As Program Lead in Indianapolis, IN for the last five years, and one of the first volunteers in that area, he is ready for the challenge and the opportunity to continuing serving the areas disabled veterans.
We are pleased to announce that due to tremendous growth, our Mid-South Region has been re-organized to better serve the areas injured and disabled veterans. Originally encompassing North Carolina, Georgia, and South Carolina the re-organization will see the Mid-South Region split into 2 specific regions: North Carolina and Georgia/South Carolina. Accompanying these new regions will be two great volunteers who have been elevated to the roles of Regional Coordinator. The programs within will continue the incredible work they're doing providing the veterans of the south with our unique kind of therapy.
Join us in congratulating Foster Visuals for picking up 2 well-deserved wins at The Lucent Film Fest & Awards! Best Documentary for "Healing Waters," a beautiful short film featuring our President and Founder, Ed Nicholson and Best Short Film for "San Diego Highwayman." We are proud to have been involved and featured in “While I’m Here | The Legacy Project” series.
We're proud to be a part of the Able Women initiative! This new outreach program is designed to spread the word about fly fishing and the many emotional, physical and spiritual benefits it brings.
We are pleased to announce that Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing will have a booth at each of the locations of The Fly Fishing Show locations in 2016! The booths will be staffed by regional and local leadership, volunteers, and veterans participating in our programs. Attending this show provides us an opportunity to share our mission and the work we do across the country with the fly fishing community. It also provides the chance to network and recruit supporters for PHWFF at an entertaining and informative consumer show.
Each year we are amazed at the number of fantastic videos that capture the work being done by PHWFF programs and volunteers nationwide. Here are a few of our favorites from the past year
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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