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Marion County sportsmen’s club hosts veterans

Times West Virginian photo by Tammy Shriver Veterans from the West Virginia Veterans Nursing Facility in Clarksburg fish at the Joanne Sportsman Club in Rachel.
Times West Virginian photo by Tammy Shriver
Veterans from the West Virginia Veterans Nursing Facility in Clarksburg fish at the Joanne Sportsman Club in Rachel.

RACHEL, W.Va. — Cast after cast, veterans from the West Virginia Veterans Nursing Facility out of Clarksburg waited patiently for a fish to bite their line.

Catching mostly bluegill, those who served our country through the military were able to enjoy a day by the lake Thursday. This fishing event was held at the Joanne Sportsman Club in Rachel.

 The sportsman club hosted the fishing day for the veterans as a way of thanking and honoring them for their service.

One veteran, Paul Lynch, who served in the Navy for four years as a parachute rigger, was so eager to get to catch a fish, he and another veteran, Pete Wasman, ventured out to the shore as soon as they were done with lunch.

“We came down to fish and have fun for the day…

 

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