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KTBA to "Take A Soldier Fishing" again in 2014

posted Feb 25, 2014, 7:13 AM by Eric Fetterman   [ updated Feb 25, 2014, 7:16 AM ]
We will be attending this awesome annual event for the 4th time. We wouldn't miss it for anything. Any and all boaters willing to donate some time and a day of fishing are to contact me at ekfetterman@yahoo.com by March 15th. YOU DO NOT NEED TO BE A KTBA MEMBER TO DO THIS EVENT! KTBA brought 10 boats last year, lets break that number in 2014!
On April 26th the NY BASS Chapter Federation will host Take a Soldier Fishing on Oneida Lake with the base of operations out of Oneida Shores Park. The day starts with the arrival of the Soldiers & volunteers at 6 AM, everyone signs in and enjoys free coffee & donuts. At 8 AM we conduct a morning tackle raffle, pair Soldiers with boaters, launch and we fish for anything that's legal following the applicable NY DEC fishing regulations. At 1:30 PM Boaters return to the ramp for the official weigh-in, follwed by a BBQ lunch and more prizes.
This is an amazing event, and the troops are very grateful. It will be something you will remember for a long time.

Boater provides two (2) Soldiers a rod, reel, equipment and life vests for the day.
So far- Tim McFadden, Eric Fetterman, Louie DeSantis, Jim Husnay, Keith Cardinale, Tim O'Connor - MORE TO COME!