Changing U.S. military lives fish by fish, Project Healing Waters comes to Broadmoor Fly Fishing Camp
Credit: Paul Klee, The Gazette
TARRYALL CREEK • We’re fishing the soft water below Worm Hole, one of the well-known runs on the Broadmoor Fly Fishing Camp’s 5 miles of heavenly trout habitat. It’s stuffed with fish. They all are.
I’m in search of the best story at the third Broadmoor Invitational — a fundraiser for Project Healing Waters, the powerful nonprofit that joins disabled military with the godliest of sports, fly fishing — and stumble on one of the best fly casters I’ve ever seen. He’s a Navy vet named Christian Kloberdanz, a Grand Junction guy. The TFO 5-weight attached to his right arm is looping casts that flutter onto the stream with grace, like the final leap of a skipped rock.
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