Calling all anglers

Posted on May 18, 2017 by From Staff Reports

This Memorial Day weekend, AHERO will be hosting the Fishing-for-AHERO Rodeo in Gulf Breeze.
“Each year AHERO brings wounded Veterans to our shores for the Warrior Hook-Up. It’s a day full of community good will, when generous local and regional boat owners go all-out hosting all types of fishing enthusiasts, and there is just a whole lot of Merriment,” said Dave Glassman, USMC Lt .Col. (Ret) and AHERO vice president.
Grand Prize is passage for two aboard the Breathe Easy, a 68-foot Viking fishing yacht and the chance to fish alongside some truly heroic Veterans during the 2017 AHERO August 25th “Warrior Hook-Up” event on Pensacola Beach.
The AHERO rodeo will take place Friday, May 26 through Sunday, May 28 at Shoreline Park. The rodeo also offers a Junior Division for ages 12 & under, and an Open Division for all anglers.Participants and sponsors will also enjoy food and music. Find registration and sponsorship details at
AHERO’s mission is to serve as many wounded/injured Veterans as possible by offering opportunities to heal.
This involves providing time for fellow Veterans and concerned citizens to interact. AHERO welcomes veterans and others into our community of individuals willing to donate their time, recreational equipment, and natural and financial resources to support our various events. It is the generosity and involvement of such supporters that empowers AHERO activities. In addition, these participants enable our network of trauma-and-combat-experienced Veterans to provide help, raise awareness and reach out to others through