Luigi and Mary Perini have generously opened their doors to Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing programs since 2004. Their historic home and property, situated on Maryland’s famed Beaver Creek, has played host to innumerable PHWFF program outings and provided countless restorative days of angling on their pristine stretch of trout water. The Perini’s recently made the decision to move from their wonderful home to be closer to their family and friends. Their support and generosity was applauded and recognized on Saturday, November 15 2014, by The Project Healing Waters National Capital Region, Casting for Recovery, and Project Healing Waters participants from over the years.
The Bighorn River flows for over 450 miles from its origins in Wyoming’s Wind River Range until it meets the Yellowstone River in Montana. The river was named in 1805 by fur trader Francois Larocque for the Bighorn Sheep he encountered along it’s banks. But, this past spring and summer, the river played host to over 20 veterans from Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing programs around the country.
The Wicked Winter Classic, presented by the wicked.fish blog and the Tuckaseegee Fly Shop, will be held at Nantahala Brewing Company in Bryson City, NC on February 22, 2015. The event will serve as a fundraiser for Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing (PHWFF) and feature fly tying, contests, raffles, and much more
Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing, Inc is conducting a fundraiser and the winner receives tickets and lodging for two (2) to The Masters in 2015! The package includes passes to Saturday and Sunday rounds, VIP treatment, a $250 gift card for incidentals, and hotel stay for the duration. The drawing will be held at PHWFF Headquarters in LaPlata, MD on December 18t, 2014 at 5pm EST.
The weekend of December 5th, 2014 will play host to the 4th Annual All-Bamboo Weekend at Rose River Farm in Syria, Virginia. This annual event brings PHWFF participants from around the region together on one of Virginia's premier trout streams for a weekend of great fishing, food, camaraderie, and bamboo!
The Mid-Atlantic Region of Casting for Recovery held their Annual 2Fly4Hope Fly Fishing Tournament on October 26, 2014 at Rose River Farm in Syria, VA. Once again, representatives from Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing participated in this great event supporting Casting for Recovery.
September 30, 2014 – The Loeb Boathouse in Central Park was host to over 150 guests for the inaugural Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing (PHWFF) event in New York City. The evening featured a short program, a silent auction during cocktail hour, heavy hors d'ouerves and an energized live auction with many unique specialty items offered
Join us in welcoming Russell Brewer and Ferris Butler to the Project Healing Waters Board of Trustees. Mr. Brewer is a financial advisor based in Dallas who has been very active in the planning of our Dallas Healing on the Fly event. Mr. Butler is a longtime PHWFF alumni who most recently hosted the Blasting for the Brave fundraiser in MD that raised over $70,000 for PHWFF and The Pat Tillman Foundation.
It is our pleasure to introduce Leah McConnell and Lauren Moore as the newest members of the Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing, Inc. team. Ms. McConnell will be assuming the role of "Controller" and Ms. Moore will become the new "Book Keeping Assistant." Please join us in welcoming them to our team!
We are honored to announce a new relationship with Stonefly Press and Southern Trout Magazine! Thanks to their generous support, we will receive free advertising space which will aide in raising awareness of our mission and help us reach more injured and disabled veterans with the Project Healing Waters program.
Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing, Inc. is dedicated to the physical and emotional rehabilitation of disabled active military service personnel and disabled veterans through fly fishing and associated activities including education and outings.
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