Good Morning AWOL Family!
As always, we hope that you are happy and healthy through this trying time in our world. We as the rest of the country are anxiously watching and waiting to see what will come next from the officials as to when our lives will return to some sort of normalcy. We also have a deep and personal idea of how important it is going to be to have organizations and events such as ours online and operational in the near future to serve our Veteran population following this shut in time. If you're anything like me...you're ready to get outside and on some sort of adventure trail leading to some remote mountain wilderness.
We here at AWOL are continuously working on the back end to ensure we have fishing events lined up and ready for the late summer/fall. There are several factors we are going to have to overcome to make these happen anywhere in the near future. One of the things we are known for, is the ability to transport our Veteran clientele, free of charge, to our fishing event location from anywhere in the country, should we have a Veteran in need of our services who is outside the state of New Mexico. This usually involves getting the Veteran flights. We have been watching scrupulously as to how the airlines are responding to this crisis, and are pleased for the most part on their contingencies in place for cleaning standards. However, we are going to have to keep watching to see what comes next, and when it will be safe to transport our out of state clientele.
We are thankful and excited to report that our two major host locations-Trout Stalker Ranch and Stone Meadow Ranch are on board for hosting events later in the year. These will be our two big Veteran fishing events of 2020 (tentative dates to come). We are also still in talks with our partners The Reel Life of Santa Fe and Taos Fly Shop as to putting on some all-Veteran fly fishing schools this year as well. We will also most likely be working with local sources such as Sandia Lakes, and our wonderful partners at Global Opportunities Unlimited in an effort to organize some day fishing events as well. The big idea here folks...we are constantly working hard these days to come up with ideas and options to continually