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Illinois - "Ed Paprocki" Fox Lake Take A Vet Fishing Event - 2022

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Take A Vet Fishing | ILLINOIS

Illinois - "Ed Paprocki" Fox Lake Take A Vet Fishing Event - 2022

May 14 th

2022

Event Schedule

6:30am - 7:30am

Check In/Registration

7:30am - 11:30am

Fishing

12:30pm

National Anthem/Prayer

12:45pm - 1:30pm

Lunch

1:30pm - 3:00pm

Veteran Honor Ceremony

3:00pm

Conclusion

Details:

NEW LOCATION!! (Please Read!!)

"Ed Paprocki" - Take a Vet Fishing - Fox Lake, IL. Event

***PLEASE READ***

The "Ed Paprocki" Fox Lake, Illinois Take a Vet Fishing Event is now on a SATURDAY (May 14th, 2022) and has a NEW LOCATION!

 

Fox Lake American Legion Post 703

 

703 N. U.S. Hwy 12
Fox Lake, Illinois 60020

(847) 587-2323

http://www.foxlakeamericanlegion.org/

 

 HOTEL INFORMATION:

A hotel stay is available for all Veterans who are traveling over 60 miles in order to attend this event. This hotel stay will be for Friday night (the night before the event ONLY). Please keep in mind that you will need to checkout from the hotel prior to fishing on Saturday morning. Our event does not conclude until 3pm, by this time, the hotel would need your items completely out of the rooms.

All hotel rooms must be requested NO LATER than Friday, March 11th - NO EXCEPTIONS!! If you do not request a room by this date, Take a Vet Fishing will not be able to cover the cost of your room. 

Hotel Info:

Best Western Plus Antioch Hotel & Suites

 

350 IL-173

Fox Lake, IL 60020

 

***NOTE: TAVF will pay for your hotel room only if you are over 60 miles away from the event.

 

 

 Lunch/Honor Ceremony LOCATION - Fox Lake American Legion Post 703

Check in at the Fox Lake American Legion between 6:30am - 7:30am

Fishing Time: 7:30am - 11:30am

ILLINOIS FISHING LICENSE is needed for all participants. You must provide your own fishing license.

ALL BOATS on the Chain O' Lakes must display a Fox Waterway Agency sticker.

A 1-DAY FOX CHAIN WATERWAY STICKER will be provided by TAVF the day of the event - to any guide who needs one.

Boat Captains are responsible for providing your own live bait

Boats can launch at Fox Lake American Legion at no charge - OR -  You may also pay to launch at ANY OTHER boat launch on the Fox Chain.

 

PLEASE Check In starting AT 6:30am at:

Fox Lake American Legion Post 703

703 N. U.S. Hwy 12

Fox Lake, Illinois 60020

 

 

Registration/Check-In starts at 6:30am for BOTH Veterans and Guides - At the Fox Lake American Legion

Fishing Time is 7:30am – 11:30am

Veterans and Guides - PLEASE BE BACK at the Fox Lake American Legion by 12:00 Noon! 

Honor Ceremony starts PROMPTLY at 12:30pm!

 

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"