Reel Recovery

Reel Recovery provides an incredible opportunity for men with cancer of any stage to enjoy a weekend fly-fishing, spend time with companions who understand the struggles they face, and the joy of being in nature, while learning a new skill, or perfecting an old one.  All equipment, meals, and accommodations are provided at no cost to participants. They are free to choose the location of their choice, but must provide their own transportation to site.

Retreats are lead by professional facilitators and expert fly-fishing instructors.  A maximum of twelve to fourteen men are in cited to ensure the quality of instruction and create a powerful small-group dynamic.

Goals: Provides a safe,reflective environment for the participants to discuss their disease and recovery with other men with shared experiences, providing support to help in their recovery.

Provide expert fly-fishing instruction instruction enabling participants to learn a new skill, form a connection with nature, and participate in a sport they can continue throughout their recovery and lifetime.

imageProvide participants about cancer-related resources in the local community and nationally to facilitate networking and enhanced management of their recovery.

each participant is paired with a fishing biddy to assist them during their workshop.  If you would like to be a participant,volunteer or make a donation please contact us: National: toll Free 800-699-4490

Texas: Mike Emerson: 817-894-7832

Oklahoma:  Martin Weaver 405-808-7116.

If you want to donate to a designated retreat, please designate that on your donation form.

9 thoughts on “Reel Recovery

  1. Josh Wrenn says:

    Reblogged this on My Friday Blog and commented:
    You all know I normally don’t reblog, but this program is awesome so I had to share. I’ve attempted to disable comments, so please head over to her site to do so.


  2. Josh Wrenn says:

    Maybe you just told me about the program in a comment, but I very distinctly remember this and thinking it is such a wonderful program. Would you mind if I reblog this tomorrow morning?


  3. Rosa Ave Fénix says:

    I hope you have a lot of people who donate whasever amount of money. It’s a bad desease, I know quite well… my daughter died on 14th March, that’s to say… 4 years ago.


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