Operation Fishing Freedom was created as a result of over five years of taking US Military Veterans fishing through a non-profit organization co-founded by host Jay Garstecki. Through this non-profit, called Take a Vet Fishing, NFP – Jay and Ben take US Military Veterans fishing as a means of healing the effects of PTS (Post Traumatic Stress) on returning soldiers. It’s been proven that FISHING, through mental relaxation, low-impact exercise and social camaraderie can alleviate the effects of PTS, and clinicians are taking notice. While meeting thousands of Veterans from across the country through this non-profit organization, we’ve heard COUNTLESS stories of heroism. Stories which were too good and MEANINGFUL to go untold to the American population, so Operation Fishing Freedom was born….