Fishing Has No Boundaries, Madison, WI, Saturday July 13 and Sunday July 14 6-20-2012

  • FHNB is a National Organization started in Hayward, WI in 1986
  • It is now a national organization with 19 chapters in 9 states with 9 additional chapters in the planning stage.
  • The Madison Chapter of FHNB is in it’s19th year of operation.
  • The event takes place at Governor Nelson State Park on the north Shore of Lake Mendota.
  • Each year up to 100 anglers with disabilities are treated to an on the water fishing weekend.
  • In order to provide a top quality fishing experience 250 or more volunteers are needed for the 2 day event as well as 50 v-hull and 20 pontoon boats.


 Pontoon boats – Saturday 7 a.m. – 4 p.m.  Sunday  8a.m – 12: noon

 Dock workers – Saturday 7 a.m. – 12 noon and 11:30 a.m

 Sunday 7:30 – 12 noon

 Kitchen help – any time

 Volunteers have free park entrance.  Each receives a T-shirt and hat.  All meals are provided including a huge fish fry by the Yahara Fish club on Saturday evening.  Boat owners are given a gas card.  All bait is provided.  Fish cleaning done by volunteers.

  • For more information contact Darrin Sharp 608 289-1112 or

                                                      Bernie Wendricks 608 833-1281

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