For veterans who suffer the anguish of post-traumatic stress disorder, Project Healing Waters offers a life line through fly fishing.
And in Teller County, there’s a special place where trout and fishing inspire healing and a path forward.
Rainbow Falls Trout Hatchery north of Woodland Park is a peaceful refuge for veterans, particularly those who recently returned from the battlefield. “Healing Waters got me out of the house,” said Brady Busby, 45, who served seven tours in Iraq and Afghanistan, six in combat zones. “I had fly fished before but definitely picked up the passion again.”
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