Great day Sat with 30 Wounded Warriors on leech lake from trappers landing. James the Vet I took out was wounded in Irag blowen out of a guard tower by a rocket.
During our trip he said if I dont catch a fish today this day is special. Hes 100% disabled with PTSD and was with the BIG RED One same unit I was with in Viet Nam. Thanks James it was an honor to have you in my boat hes holding a 22" walleye first walleye he ever caught.
Thanks to Trappers landing who hosted this and served a dandy fish fry Bob landerville who set it up With Greg Clark and Ted Gwinn. We also caught a 16.5 smallie and I had the big fish of the day 24.5". looking forward to next years event.
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Posted on: 2013/6/16 8:05
Guide leech lake Walker 2.5 miles from Whipholt access. Bob Auel
First I would like to say thank you, and thanks to James for both your service to this country!! Looks like a great day for a great bunch of guys that deserve it. Glad they were able to catch some nice ones. I would love to get involved in this event next year, just as a way to say thank you to these young men.
Thank you for help on this wonderful event, your dedication and knowledge is a great attribute of what an American should be doing to THANK our veteran's for the service and have sacrificed there lives to keep our great country free.
Freedom is not free.
Well done as always Bobbie!!
Posted on: 2013/6/16 9:25
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