DE PERE, Wis. (WBAY) – A unique partnership is forming between a local fly fishing shop and a non-profit organization dedicated to helping disabled veterans.
The goal is to introduce them to fly-fishing, from tying flies and casting, to catching fish.
Thursday night in Green Bay, Project Healing Waters will receive a financial boost from some of the best film makers in the world of fly fishing.
In 2005, Project Healing Waters launched a mission dedicated to the physical and emotional rehabilitation of disabled active service members and disabled veterans through fly fishing.
A little over a year ago, avid fly fisherman Paul Kruse helped establish the program in Green Bay.
“Just thinking about the sacrifices that veterans provide for all of us and do for all of us, it was easy, easy no-brainer, it provides a sense of calmness, a sense of camaraderie and a sense of accomplishment,” says Kruse.
Once a week, the group holds …