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Updated 1:21 p.m., Tue November 12, 2019
PHOTO BY: Sam Pierce

Roger Goodwin is the founder of Hooked on Heroes in Benton, a nonprofit organization that takes veterans on fishing trips as a form of therapy. Goodwin, a veteran himself, started the organization in 2015 and said fishing is the best way he knows to give back to other veterans.

Group hooks veterans with fishing therapy

Denny Hutchinson has been taking part in Hooked on Heroes fishing trips and tournaments since 2017, starting out as a co-boater. “I did that for two years, and I liked it so much, I kind of got hooked on it,” Hutchinson said. “The group of guys that does it are great. … They really taught me everything I know about it, and I learned a lot, and I eventually bought my own boat, and I have since gotten into tournaments that aren’t necessa... READ MORE

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