The 2016 annual ‘Soldier’s Day‘ will be hosted through an ongoing partnership between The America Cup, Inc Organizers and Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing. It will offer soldiers an opportunity to get out on the water with top competitors attending the 36th FIPS Mouche World Fly Fishing Championship.
The Soldier’s Day is Thursday, September 8, 2016 at historic Camp Hale, where each soldier will be joined by a top competitor for a day of learning and fishing on rivers and lakes. Nova Guides will be our host for lodging, food, and transportation for the event at their Camp Hale property, where the 10th Mountain Division trained for WWII.
2016 Championship Soldier’s Day Program
Overview: Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing soldiers come to better their fly fishing techniques and make friends. Soldiers and Guides will fish the upper Eagle River and Nova Guides private waters. Guides will be world class competitors attending the 36th FIPS Mouche World Fly Fishing Championship.
Goal: To increase the skill set required to put trout in the net through progressive fly fishing methods.
Guides will be Team Ireland, Team Poland, and Team USA. Thank you to these anglers for their support!
Wednesday, September 07, 2016
4:00pm Cabin check in
6:00pm Welcome Dinner and open lake fishing into the evening
Thursday, September 08, 2016
7:45am Guide meeting with John Knight to review program
8:00am Opening remarks and greetings. Introduction to the Camp Hale.
8:30am Van transfers for river techniques on the upper Eagle River.
1:00pm Lunch at McAllister’s Grill at Camp Hale and group pictures.
2:00pm Still water techniques with guide at Nova Guides private water.
5:30pm Dinner Buffet served for all participants
7:00pm Open lake fishing
Friday, September 09, 2016
11:00am Check out by 11am
Supporting The America Cup Soldier’s Days provides rehabilitation value to these brave men and women through fly fishing and companionship. The America Cup, Inc