there is a annul fishing event plan for strawberry reservoir here in ut we are short on boat and really need some help . here is wipermacs post from BFT please help if you can . it's a great day of fishing and fun for all those involved .

2017 Utah Disabled Veteran Fishing Event

Where: Soldier Creek Marina, Soldier Creek Recreation Area, Strawberry Reservoir

Entry fees will be waived for volunteers. Tell the gate attendant you are part of the Utah DAV event. You will receive a card at registration to display on your dash to signify you are an event volunteer.

When: Saturday, July 15th 07:00 15:00

We will start boater registration and launching boats at 06:00 at the boat ramp.

Each boat will be assigned and given a number to display.

All boats will be launched and called in to load vets.

Coffee, hot chocolate and donuts will be provided.

Veterans will arrive at 07:00 and begin registration and loading boats.

Boat loading will occur 1 boat at a time in single file from the end of the dock.

Boaters will move into the dock as they are called in numerical order, single file to pick up their veteran.

Boaters are free to head out fishing as soon as they have their assigned veteran on board.

12:30 All veterans and hosts off the water

13:00 Lunch will be served

14:00 15:00 Raffle and closing ceremony.

What do you need:

Uniform Active duty and reserve military are more than welcome to wear working uniform, not required though.

Folding chairs- we have limited available seating for the lunch so please bring any folding chairs you may have.

Fishing gear - Each veteran will receive a new rod/reel combo but not much else. Some veterans will have their own fishing gear, some will not.

We will have a sheet explaining the Strawberry regulations provided to each veteran.

Boaters should have a fish measuring device to comply with Strawberry Reservoir slot limit regulations

Safety Equipment you will need to provide a life jacket for your guest fisherman and all other state required safety equip.

Please contact Trevor Earl to volunteer or Todd with any questions:

Trevor Earl, Team Leader Utah Disabled Veterans Fishing Foundation

BigFishTackle members can PM WiperMac to volunteer or email at or

Office: 801-777-2910 / Cell: 801-814-4410

Todd Hall , Director Utah Disabled Veterans Fishing Foundation

Office: 801-767-4608 / Cell: 208-409-2564

Thank you one and all for your support and giving back to the men and women that have given so much!!!

" Si vis pacem, para bellum "
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