Veterans First Fly Fishing 7th Annual Event
May 6, 2016Shadow Cliff2500 Stanley BoulevardPleasanton, CA. 94566http://www.ebparks.org/parks/shadow_cliffs
Volunteers meet at 8:00 AM for Breakfast, orientation and assignments
9:00 AM Veterans show up
9:00 AM to 9:30 AM Veteran Breakfast – Provided by VFFF & Pleasanton Lions
9:30 AM Veteran orientation
9:45 – 12:00 Fly Fishing for Trout & Casting & Tying instruction
12:00 – 1:00 Lunch - - - - - - - Provided by VFFF
1:00 -2:00 PM or thereabout more Fly Fishing for Trout & Tying instruction
This is a fly fishing only event for the veterans.
The lake will be netted off for a specific section, stocked with several hundred pounds of Rainbow Trout.
This is a catch and keep event with the trout donated by Lassen Trout
The use of the park & the netting off of the “pond” is courtesy & generosity of the East Bay Regional Park District (EBRPD).
Our volunteers will be:
Passing out and collecting the badges (needed for getting meals – will collected at lunch time)
Cooking, and cleaning the kitchen area
Maintaining Safety (Keeping people from wandering into backcast area)
Assigning and collecting rods from fly fishers
Monitoring and moving the fly fishers allowing everyone to have an equal chance
Providing casting instruction and helping veterans to catch fish
Providing Fly Tying instruction
Providing Knot Tying & leader construction lessons
Contact: Your VA Recreational or Clinical Therapist
There will be free entrance and parking for volunteers and veterans