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Fishing trip of a lifetime for veterans - Part two

The call of a lifetime came to eight veterans of the CWA Veteran hunt program in the form of an all-expense paid fishing trip to Alaska.
 
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Fishing trip of a lifetime for veterans

The call of a lifetime came to 4 veterans of the CWA Veteran hunt program in the form of an all-expense paid fishing trip to Alaska.
 
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Double trouble and a small-world story

In his latest Dispatch from the Veteran Hunt Program, program coordinator Mike Peeters finds him self seeing double on a rice check.
 
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Waterfowl hunt of a lifetime for veterans (VIDEO AND PHOTOS)

“Keep your heads tucked in,” the guides whispered as thousands of specks circled above the decoys, every one of them looking for the faintest hint of danger. Like a flight of aircraft on D-Day looking for the perfect landing zone, the specks finally committed, swarming into the decoy spread.
 
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Opening day success in the Hunt Program

Reports for opening day 2021 seemed to be mostly favorable, but in the CWA Hunt Program, they were off the charts!
 
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First order of the day - another dispatch from the Veteran Hunt Program

All around them, the woods began coming to life with the sounds of the marsh welcoming the day. Then there it was, the shock gobble from the roost and the clucking of the hens as the roosted birds scanned their surroundings for signs of safety before taking wing. 
 
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Veteran Hunt Dispatch: Geese at Critter's Place

The flock of geese came in like aircrafts on a bombing run. As they made their first run — wing flaps down and feet extended — there was no doubt they had their eyes on a target right in front of the hunters.
 
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All she wants for Christmas... another dispatch from the Veteran Hunt Program

When Steve Plotner got the call for the CWA Veteran Hunt at Denverton earlier this month, he figured things were looking up. Being in the Coast Guard can be demanding but Steve was looking forward to a day in the marsh. Of course, it didn’t take long for “Murphy” to enter...
 
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An early snow fall - dispatches from the Veteran Hunt Program

A last-minute phone call from CWA about a Veteran Hunt opportunity was exactly the call Gary Wyhs, a Vietnam Veteran was hoping to get. Unfortunately, he wasn’t sure he could make the hunt, so he had to decline the offer. But after hanging up the phone, he reconsidered...
 
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Dispatches from the Veteran Hunt Program: A fair-weather 'snows storm'!

By Mike Peeters, CWA Veteran Hunt Program coordinator We expected 2 feet of snow, blowing winds and...
 
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Dispatches from the Veteran Hunt Program: Veterans zero in on snow geese

by MIKE PEETERS, CWA VETERAN HUNT PROGRAM COORDINATOR I knew when I entered the barn that it was goi...
 
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Dispatches from the Veteran Hunt Program: Lookout for falling snows!

By Mike Peeters Veteran Hunt Coordinator The temperature was a bone-chilling 20 degrees, and the s...
 
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Veterans vs. sea lions! Dispatches from the veteran hunt program

BY MIKE PEETERS, VETERAN HUNT PROGRAM COORDINATOR As the first light of day began to creep across S...
 
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Fish on! Dispatches from the Veteran Hunt Program

Any day spent fishing is a great day, and California Waterfowl’s Veteran Hunt Program made a great day even better for 35 veterans on Sunday. Leaving out of Newport Beach on the FREELANCE, veterans headed out to Catalina Island...