Veterans on the Fly

 

Veterans on the Fly is the working name for Wisconsin Trout Unlimiteds Veterans Service Program which is dedicated to the physical and emotional rehabilitation of disabled active duty military personnel and veterans through fly fishing, fly tying education, and outings. 

 

This is only 1 of over 100 programs nationwide are administered locally by TU chapters and local fishing clubs. 

 

Veterans on the Fly Milwaukee is sponsored by SEWTU and hosted by the Zablocki VA Medical Center.

 

The program offers veterans at the VA Medical Center an opportunity to learn the basic skills of fly fishing and fly tying in a relaxed, group atmosphere.

 

In July of 2014, their outing to the trout ponds of Rushing Waters was featured nationally.