CHEYENNE, WY April 26, 2019 Platte Rivers Veteran’s Fly Fishing and Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing, Inc. announce together that they have mutually agreed to end their partnership and to continue serving their missions independently. Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing is a national nonprofit dedicated to the physical and emotional rehabilitation of disabled active duty military service personnel and disabled veterans through fly fishing and associated activities including education and outing. Platte Rivers now operates as an independent nonprofit organization providing therapeutic fly fishing experiences to all veterans and active duty military members, regardless of disability.
Platte Rivers Veterans Fly Fishing (PRVFF) is excited to announce two spectacular guns that will be raffled at our 2019 Annual Banquet on Saturday, March 30, 2019. The proceeds from these raffles will go to help further our mission of providing fly fishing trips and other fly fishing related activities to military veterans, disabled veterans and active duty military personnel. Raffle tickets for both of these guns can be purchased here. PRVFF has secured a Browning X-Bolt Hell’s Canyon Speed chambered in 6.5 Creedmoor and a Kimber Custom II (Two-Tone) in .45 caliber.Continue reading “2019 Banquet Gun Raffle”
The 2018 General Meeting was held on Saturday, August 18th, 2018 at the Laramie County Library in Cheyenne, WY. Along with the Board and regional leaders, several veterans and volunteers were present.
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Special thanks to David Sanchez for capturing these amazing images of hungry trout.!
A Fly Rod of Your Own, the newest installation of fly fishing books by John Gierach, takes the reader from fishing small Rocky Mountain streams in Northern Colorado to discovering untouched salmon runs by float plane in the wild interior of Alaska. Gierach, a brook trout aficionado, describes catching 10-inchers within minutes of his Colorado home to 7 and 8-pound monster brookies in Labrador, Canada. A Fly Rod of Your Own delivers tales of fishing in far off locations that only a few select anglers get to see in their lifetime. Continue reading “Book Review: A Fly Rod of Your Own”
A letter from Program Lead Duane Cook:
Good morning all,
From the time in February 2010 when I decided to see if there was a way to make a program work in the area until today, this has been the most incredible journey one could imagine. I have met, worked with and established the most amazing friendships with people in the local area, across every state in our region and beyond. Continue reading “Cook Resigns as Program Lead”