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Michigan - Lake Charlevoix - Take a vet Fishing Event - 2023


Take A Vet Fishing | MICHIGAN

Michigan - Lake Charlevoix - Take a vet Fishing Event - 2023

September 23 rd


Event Schedule

6:30am - 7:30am

Check In/Registration

7:30am - 11:30am



National Anthem/Prayer

12:45pm - 1:30pm


1:30pm - 3:00pm

Veteran Honor Ceremony




Welcome to the 2023 Boyne City, MI. - Take A Vet Fishing event!

**Please Note!** - A Michigan FISHING LICENSE is needed for all participants. You must provide your own fishing license.

Boats can launch from the Boyne City Municipal Boat Ramp, however EVERYONE (Guides and Veterans) MUST check-in with the TAVF reps at Veterans Memorial Park - the morning of the event!


Check In Location for BOTH Veterans and Guides (6:30am - 7:30am):

Veterans Memorial Park

200 N. Lake Street

Boyne City, MI 49712


Boat Launch Information:

Boyne City Municipal Boat Ramp

Lakeview Road

Boyne, City, MI 49712


Boat Captains are responsible for providing your own live bait.

Bait can be purchased at:

Walts Crawlers

220 S East Street

Boyne City, MI 49712


A "Pickle Bus" will be available all day and FREE to Veterans. We (may) transport Veterans to/from the boat launch - using this bus!


Breakfast will be proivided by Boyne City - Coffee, Breakfast Pizza, Scrambled Eggs


Fishing Time is 7:30 – 11:30am. Please be off the water by 11:30am and BACK to the Veterans Memorial Park BEFORE noon!

Flag Presentation and the National Anthem will begin PROMPTLY at 12:30pm - at the Veterans Memorial Park honoring all of our active and retired US Military Veterans. All families of participating military personnel are welcome to join. When you signup online, we ask how many family members will be attending to help plan for seating and food. Please do not exceed 4 family members. 

Lunch will be served starting at 12:45pm.

Veteran Recognition Tribute (and raffle) will immediately follow lunch at 1:30pm. Each Veteran who participates in the event will be recognized with gifts.

If you or a family member would like to volunteer your time and/or talents to help with this great event, please click on "VOLUNTEER Sign-Up"