Casting for Recovery hooks the healing power of fly fishing for women with breast cancer

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Heard On The Larry Meiller Show
Two people fly fish in a river.
In this May 21, 2017 photo, Ami Bach, right, casts a line in the Little River in Moscow, Vt., with help from volunteer fly fishing guide Gary Meffe. Bach was among a group of breast cancer survivors who participated in a retreat hosted by Casting for Recovery, a nonprofit organization created in 1996 to provide women with peer support, education and the therapeutic benefits of fly fishing. Holly Ramer/AP Photo

Breast cancer can feel isolating, from diagnosis to treatment and recovery. One group of women are finding healing in a unique place: the trout stream. We learn more about Casting for Recovery, an organization building a community around fly fishing.

Episode Credits

  • Larry Meiller Host
  • Clara Neupert Producer
  • Tyler Ditter Technical Director
  • Jennifer Schleck Guest

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