“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

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

Caesar's Creek Reservoir
Caesar's Creek, Ohio (map)

Event Contacts

Event Coordinator

Taylor Guay

(513) 897-1050

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2017 Event Recap

A 30 inch musky was caught out on Caesar Creek Lake. During this event we were honored by a three war veteran who served in World War II, Vietnam, and the Korean War.

2016 Event Recap

The 4th  Take A Warrior Fishing event was held on Caesar Creek Reservoir on August 27, 2016.  The event was coordinated for the 3rd year by Russell Curtis, Caesar Creek Park Ranger and Marine Veteran.

62 Veterans were able to participate, many fished from shore and some fished from boats, but most seemed to enjoy being around each other and catching up on old stories. Colonel Chris Beck, the Louisville District Commander, and his wife Sally attended the event and gave support for all of the Veterans attending. The event is very well organized and 33 volunteers assisted the Veterans with everything from coffee and doughnuts at sign in, to fitting life jackets and helping with fishing bait.

Lunch was provided by the J.T.M. Food Group and a live band entertained the Veterans as they enjoyed some great BBQ. Colonel Beck thanked all of the Veterans and all were acknowledged for their service.

 

Thanks to our Event Sponsors

C.A.S.T. Foundation, the Departments of Veterans Affairs, the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the US, Yellow Ribbon Program, and Warren County Veterans Service