Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing

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<p>Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing serves disabled active military service personal through a high-quality, full-spectrum fly fishing program. Since the first program in 2005 at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing has expanded to more than 200 programs nationwide in Department of Defense hospitals, and Veterans Affairs Medical Centers and clinics. The programs provide basic fly fishing, fly casting, fly tying, and rod building classes. Participants in each program have varied previous experience from beginners who have never fished before, to those with fly fishing and tying experiences who are adapting their skills to their new abilities. All fly fishing and tying equipment and fishing trips are provided to the participants at no cost. Volunteers teach classes on an ongoing, long-term basis, and the program is more than a one-day fishing trip. Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing is dedicated to the physical and emotional rehabilitation of injured and disabled veterans through fly fishing and associated activities. In 2015, the program served 7,514 injured and disabled military service personnel and disabled veterans.</p> READ MORE