PHWFF Participants from across West Virginia endured brutal winter temperatures in early March and were rewarded by catching lunker trout at the famed Greenbriar.
After months of planning, the Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing (PHWFF) Quantico - Fort Belvoir Fly Tying Marathon was held Sat., Feb. 22, at the National Museum of the Marine Corps in Triangle, Virginia.
February 1, 2014-- Participants from the Fort Hood, TX program headed to Houston for the 23rd Annual Dr. Ed Rizzolo Fly Tying Festival. With Houston as their destination, participants' spouses were invited to come along and enjoy the day.
January 24-26--Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing (PHWFF) had a very successful and energized presence this year at the Fly Fishing Show in Somerset, New Jersey which is the largest strictly fly fishing show on the east coast of the United States. A core contingent of our NYC-based volunteers and veteran-participants operated the PHWFF booth including Regional Coordinator, Tamar Franklin.
Phil Johnson retires leaving PHWFF two new regions and RCs.
PHWFF CEO Ellen Killough recently shared the message below with our Regional Coordinators. We would also like to share this opportunity to help one of our own with the full Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing family of volunteers, participants and supporters.
Somerset, NY--Project Healing Waters took part in the 23rd annual Fly Tying Symposium held November 23 & 24, 2013. The Tying Symposium, billed as the world’s largest show for fly tying, attracts tiers from around the world; The Netherlands, Germany, Switzerland and South Africa, just to name a few.
The PHWFF Program at the Redding VA Outpatient Clinic, in Redding California, has broken new ground by initiating a net building class.
Ed Nicholson Selected as a 2013 Purpose Prize Winner. The Purpose Prize has become a "MacArthur genius award for people who develop a second career as social service entrepreneurs." - The New York Times.
On October 8-10, 2013 the Virginias Region, in combination with Dominion Power organized a trip to the Dominion Power Station in Bath County on Back Creek. The trip was financed by The Guilford Foundation, a major supporter of PHWFF. This has turned into an annual trip every fall for the last five years.
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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