Flyfishing org helps breast cancer survivors heal on the water
Casting for Recovery helps breast cancer survivors get back in touch with life. How? A flyrod. Great story about great work.
This is just a touching story about an organization called Casting for Recovery. The story was originally found on ABC News but to really get close - and learn how cool these people really are - go to their website. You might consider giving them a few bucks.
Each spring, more than a dozen women in different stages of treatment for and recovery from breast cancer participate in a free weekend fly-fishing retreat in Vermont that offers than more than tips on angling.
This year's retreat held last month in the resort community of Stowe covered the basics of fly-fishing while offering the women support, counseling, medical information and relaxation.
If any of our flyfishing companions (and there are a lot of you out there reading this) you might consider contacting the organization and perhaps starting a similar movement here in Florida or the Gulf states.