“The opportunity given to the Service Members this weekend was astounding. Many non-profits and other organizations attempt to contribute to Service Members, your Program “Take A Warrior Fishing” actually contributed and influenced.” – Warrior, Canyon Lake, TX

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This Take a Warrior Fishing event is designed to support military personnel and their families, specifically targeting persons assigned to Warrior Transition Commands, by creating an adaptive, community-based outdoor recreation experience through the sport of fishing.  Participants will have the opportunity to spend a morning on the water targeting a variety of species of fish and will return to shore for a BBQ lunch.

All equipment is provided to participants and licenses are not needed.

Event Location

West Point Lake
LaGrange, Georgia (map)

Event Contacts

Event Coordinator

Rebecca Fink

(706) 645-6113

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2017 Event Recap

The West Point Project, in partnership with Cast for Kids organization, hosted the fifth annual Take A Warrior Fishing Event at Highland Marina and Resort on Saturday, June 3, 2017. Forty-five warriors enjoyed a morning of fishing on West Point Lake, provided by the thirty-two boat captains.  Seventeen volunteers and a long list of local businesses contributed to make this a successful event.

The morning started at 6:00am EST for check-in and registration with most partnered teams headed on the water by 7:00am EST. At noon, teams reported back to the staging area to participate in non-competitive fishing awards and sponsor raffle. Lunch was served and the event concluded by 2:00pm EST.

Article by Lagrange News

Thanks to our Event Sponsors

US Army Corps of Engineers, Highland Marina Resort, U.S.Coast Guard Auxiliary, Benning Bass Club, LaGrange Academy Sports & Outdoors, Calumet Bank, Callaway Blue Springwater, Georgia Ladder and Equipment, LaGrange Toyota, Mid-South Roof Systems, Herndon Engraving Company, Wounded Warrior Project, Atlanta Warrior Peer Support Group, Family Bass, Hunters For Christ, Charlie Joseph’s, Academy Sporting Goods, Lews, Flambeau, The Hughston Clinic

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