After showing up to surprise Sgt Charlie Trawick, U.S Army (ret) at a Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing program meeting, Captain Rob Fordyce takes Charlie to his own home waters to catch some fish and reflect on life. Watch the full episode below:
Captain Rob Fordyce of the Voo-Doo Daddy takes us saltwater fishing in unique and beautiful destinations as he teaches us light tackle fishing techniques inshore and offshore.
Captain Rob Fordyce, has been a professional guide/TV host/athlete for the last 27 years. Nominated in 2014, as one of the top “50” fishing captains in the world, Rob has competed and placed as a top three finisher, in more than a 100 tournaments fished around the globe. Rob has also produced, hosted, or co-hosted more than 100 outdoor television episodes. Considered a master guide for fly fishing giant Tarpon, Rob was the first guide in history to win all four major Tarpon fly tournaments, in the over fifty year history they carry. At the age of 17, Rob won the prestigious “Met Master Angler” award, making him the youngest man decorated for this award in the tournament’s 62 year history. Fordyce also plays an advisory role and consultant for Yeti Coolers, TFO Rods, Seahunter Boats, Maverick Boats, Raymarine,Fin-nor/Quantum and Under Armour.
This special song was written by William (Charlie) Trawick, a veteran alumnus of Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing and Operation Song. Charlie wanted his song to be about his favorite R+R in-and-out of the service: fishing.
The vocal was provided by Matt Dame, and it was co-written by Bob Regan and Don Goodman. Operation Song is a Tennessee based not-for-profit program that pairs veterans, active duty military, and their families with professional songwriters to help them tell their stories. 400 + songs written with veterans of WWII, Korea, Vietnam, Iraq and Afghanistan.