Teach a vet to fish: Woodland Park rallies behind Teller County nonprofit Project Healing Waters that helps veterans heal through fly fishing
Credit: Pat Hill, Pikes Peak Courier
With America’s ongoing wars and soldiers serving three and four tours and veteran suicide numbers are disheartening, Project Healing Waters teaches fly fishing.
A nonprofit dedicated to helping veterans surmount depression, post-traumatic stress disorder and other battle-related wounds, Project Healing Waters can offer a path back to living, even fulfillment.
“It’s about more than teaching a man to fish,” said Dave Brown of Woodland Park, fly fisherman/mentor who helped raise $25,000 for the organization last month. “I’ve been fly fishing since I was 7, always had a passion for it.”
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