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STARS & STRIPERS

A community-supported non-profit fishing event for disabled veterans and their families on the Chesapeake Bay 

 
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2020 EVENT CANCELLED

The 2020 Stars & Stripers Fly Fishing event is cancelled. 


Our first responsibility is a safe, fun day on the Bay for Project Healing Waters anglers.

But because of COVID-19 we cannot gather dozens of veterans and volunteers together and guarantee everyone’s safety. 


Many of our anglers and volunteers are at significant risk because of health and disability issues, and the communities in which they live or receive care. A number of folks have already withdrawn to protect their own at-risk family members. 


We’ve considered alternatives. But no plan can remove the risks, however small.

Because we have a duty of care to protect our disabled veterans, we made the call to cancel.

Now we’re already planning for the 2021 Stars & Stripers. 

Stay safe, be well, and we'll see you soon. 

 

OUR 10TH ANNUAL STARS & STRIPERS WAS A GREAT DAY!

...we hope to see you again in 2021

 
 
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LOOKING TOWARD 2021

An invite-only event for Project Healing Waters anglers and their families

Stars & Stripers is a non-profit community fishing event on Kent Island, Maryland for disabled veterans and active duty military in Project Healing Waters programs and their families.


Our 11th Annual event will be in August, 2021 - we expect 100 veteran anglers & their families

Stars & Stripers is non-profit and self-funded, entirely supported by volunteers

We rely completely on outside donations to serve our veterans.

This year our sponsors & donors include private citizens, Hardee's Restaurants, the Elks, VFW, American Legion, Ebb Tide Rentals, Fisherman's Crab Deck, and a host of local supporters

Please click to make a

100% tax-deductible donation

 

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Donate today to help our veterans 

  • We are an all-volunteer, non-profit community event.

  • We serve disabled veterans and their families.

  • We depend on tax-deductible donations.

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Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing

Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing is dedicated to the physical and emotional rehabilitation of disabled active military service personnel and disabled veterans. PHWFF began in 2005, and has grown into a non-profit, tax-exempt 501(c)(3) organization with 212 chapters serving thousands of disabled veterans across the USA and around the world. 

We rely on donations and outside support to succeed -

won't you make a 100% tax-deductible donation to help us? 

Where are we fishing?

We fish on the Chesapeake Bay for striped bass (or Rockfish to the Marylanders), bluefish, spanish mackerel, white perch and even the occasional sea trout

The action is non-stop when 'schoolies' are breaking the surface...  

Our Guides

We are supported by dozens of professional guides and local fishermen who donate their time and expertise to help our cause. Contact us directly if you'd like to fish with one of our friends

 

CONTACT US

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