Members of the Northeastern State University fishing team had the chance to go fishing with local veterans.
On April 3, members of the team were paired up with 13 local veterans as part of a friendly bass fishing tournament at Lake Tenkiller. NSU partnered with Operation Freedom Outdoors, American Legion Post 20 of Fort Gibson, Rods 4 Warriors and Native Waters Adventure Co. to offer the tournament where teams spent a day on the water fishing and fellowshipping together.
Grayson said many of the fishing team members viewed it as an opportunity to give something back to veterans who have given so much for them already. He said the students learned a lot of life lessons while fishing with the veterans.
“’I’m not one to say much but this was awesome,” U.S. Marine veteran Pun Nie of Claremore said. “All the events are awesome and it means a lot to me to get to…