Walleyes for Wounded Heroes Lake Erie Event-6/22/16 thru 6/26/16
Walleye for Wounded Heroes (WWH) provides opportunities for our nation’s current/former uniformed US Armed Forces, sworn Law Enforcement Officers/Fire Fighters/Emergency Medical Responders who have been injured in combat or in line-of duty service, to fish and reconnect with nature’s healing properties.
WWH is an all-volunteer 501 C3 nonprofit organization.
When: Wednesday June 22nd (Check in-Meet and Greet with Captains)
Thursday June 23rd –Fishing
Friday June 24th – Fishing/Put In Bay Trip
Saturday June 25th – Fishing/Thank You Celebration Dinner
Sunday June 26th – Pack Up
(Focus is strictly on Walleye)
Where: Little Ted’s Cottages
Port Clinton, Ohio
How You Can Help:
a.) Offer your expertise and fishing skills. Sign up and take a Wounded Hero out fishing in Port Clinton for any one of the event days or participate in all of the event days( e mail Ferd Lohman at or call 513-403-4546)
The WWH would like a Captain and First Mate to be on the boat/any size boat is acceptable (You will be on Lake Erie but most of us run larger safe boats). If you are charter captain, your donation is tax deductible.
b.) The OWF will collect donations from our members who want to support this event/cause. Donations will be made to the WWH by the OWF on behalf of our members. Donations help pay for food and lodging.
c.) You personally can make a tax deductible donation to:
Walleyes for Wounded Heroes
139 Crowder Road
St. Mary’s, Ohio 45885
(If you own a business this is a tax charitable cause. WWH will accept food donations such as pop, water etc…..)
d.)If you know someone who may benefit from this cause, let them know about this event. An “Event Application” can be found on the WWH website. The WWH is looking for Purple Heart Recipients willing to fish…..get them involved!!
e.) Donate your time….. help out at the dinner passing out food, run raffles, fill coolers with pop, clean up etc ….Call Ferd Lohman to arrange.
Visit Walleyes for Wounded Heroes at Facebook or www.walleyeforwoundedheroes.com.
All Captains taking a Hero fishing will be provided lunch on those fishing days. Fish will be kept by Heroes and cleaning will be done by a fish cleaning service on site. Nightcrawlers will be provided to Captains as needed.
Thank you for help and support.
The OWF Committee