Click here to continue 1 / 15 NY B.A.S.S. Nation held its 10th annual “Take A Soldier Fishing” event at Oneida Shores in Brewerton, NY. Over 100 soldiers from Ft. Drum, 86 Boaters from the NY Bass Nation, and many volunteers made this possible. 2 / 15 A fishing pole was given out to each soldier after they registered. Photo: Cpl. Kyle Schneider Foundation 3 / 15 While volunteers were setting up at Oneida Shores, a donation of coffee, hot chocolate, bagels and donuts was being picked up thanks to Dunkin Donuts of Brewerton. Photo: Cpl. Kyle Schneider Foundation 4 / 15 Peter Knight (President, NY B.A.S.S. Nation) on the left. Burnie Haney (organized boaters) on the right. This event would not be not possible without the support of the community. NY DEC allowed the soldiers to fish for free and Onondaga Parks Dept opened their facilities for our use. Photo: Paul Hudson 5 / 15 A photo of Cpl. Kyle Schneider. To learn more about this individual who gave his life for our country and the organization named after him, visit: www.cplkyleschneider.com Photo: Paul Hudson 6 / 15 Lori and Rick Schneider, the parents of Cpl. Kyle Schneider, and a few of the soldiers who came out to fish. Photo: Cpl. Kyle Schneider Foundation 7 / 15 Soldiers and boaters gathered for the paring and got ready for fishing. Bass, Walleye, Pickerel caught could be photographed and released back in the water. Carp, Panfish, Bowfin, Perch and Bullhead could be brought into be weighed. Photo: Paul Hudson 8 / 15 Valet Parking: Boaters drove down to the launch area and this group handed the boater a ticket. Boater got into the boat with the soldiers and was launched. Photo: Paul Hudson 9 / 15 All lined up and ready to go! We launched 86 boats in approx. 30 mins. Photo: Cpl. Kyle Schneider Foundation 10 / 15 At the ramps we had spotters who also made sure that plugs were in, and straps were off the boats. Photo: Paul Hudson 11 / 15 A walleye that was caught on the water, photographed and released. This was the first time this soldier went out fishing. Photo: Mike Wall 12 / 15 Patrick Carr and his soldier with a small mouth bass. Once again, this was the first time for this soldier to go fishing. She was not ready to hold the fish; however, she says she cannot wait to go again. Photo: JJ Elmer 13 / 15 Boater Jack Loughery (holding pan fish) and Staff Sgt. George (holding a Drum, 5.96 pounds). Photo: Paul Hudson 14 / 15 Volunteers helped set up, serve food, and clean up. Photo: Cpl. Kyle Schneider Foundation 15 / 15 A group of BBQ cooks that compete various competitions donated their time and equipment. They came in and cooked the meat.