Tag: Heroes On The Water

Photo of the Day – November 14, 2017

Reveille Peak Ranch, nestled in the Hill Country of central Texas, was the backdrop for a recent Heroes on the Water event. The organization helps our nation’s warriors and veterans to unwind through the therapeutic qualities of kayak fishing. The Fort Hood chapter put on the event and provided all equipment—from kayaks to safety equipment, even the fishing gear was provided for the vets by HOW. I convinced Dan to come down with us and fly his drone, perhaps take some photos, and to my surprise, he agreed.

HOW Event at Reveille Peak Ranch


Morning came early this last Saturday as the Fort Hood chapter of Heroes on the Water (HOW) gathered for our latest event, dubbed the Round Up at the Ranch. Reveille Peak Ranch to be exact, a 1,300-acre spread near Burnett, Texas whose owner had graciously granted us access to the sprawling events ranch, which includes

Fort Hood Journal – First HOW Event

HOW Set-14The saying for March is “In like a lion and out like a lamb,” and so when March 19th was picked as the date for the first Fort Hood Chapter Heroes on the Water (HOW) event, I figured that we had better than even odds for a mild, early spring day. I figured wrong. A late season

The Logistics of HOW

IMG_1070I pulled into the rutted entrance to the large ranch and immediately saw other vehicles, trucks mostly, carrying kayaks of one sort or another; some trucks carried two. One grey truck was hitched to a trailer holding 16 brightly colored kayaks, sitting sideways, in neatly nested groups of 

Heroes on the Water and the Crowdfunding Initiative

LSC H.O.W. Fundraiser Write Up

“In defense and support of the service member’s mind and soul…”

And so starts the scrolling banner that greets visitors to the Heroes on the Water (HOW) website. The non-profit organization offers free kayak fishing trips for wounded vets and their families as an unconventional, but

A Kayak Fishing Clinic

Kayak Fishing

This coming Saturday, July 27th, starting at 11:00 A.M. Mariner Sails Wind and Water Sports in Dallas will be hosting a Fishing Clinic to benefit the DFW chapter of Heroes On The Water (HOW). The event will include three kayak fishing clinics and a hot lunch compliments of Mariner Sails. A $10 entry fee will get you into the clinics which will cover topics such as setting up your fishing kayak, selecting the right equipment for your