Tying Up, Down & Sideways at Coatesville Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing
Volunteer Matt Seymour of our Coatesville, PA program checks-in with an update from this great program in our Pennsylvania Region below.
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Last Wednesday we had a moderately slow evening at Coatesville. We had 6 vets tying flies under the guidance of 13 volunteers. The tying was pretty good, the chow above average. Sloppy Joe’s:
If anybody tells you that PHWFF is all about fly fishing they’ve forgotten a key element of our enduring success. Brats, sausages, venison sticks, pizzas, hamburgers cookies, and chips all factor into a successful night with vets whose tastes occasionally seek “simpler” fare! Our low cuisine is an attractant, especially when its served outside, off a grill.
We tied a variety of our favorite pond/salt patterns:
Tied by the usual suspects:
1. Fly tying and vet recruitment, Main Dining Hall, Tuesday 7/16, 11-1PM
2. Fishing Outing:
Our volunteers include and are surrounded by heroes every week. Come and meet one. Give me a call!
Thanks for everything!
Project Healing Waters
Coatesville VAMC (In-Patient)484-678-1652