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Organization Name:Casting for Recovery


Founded: 1996 in Manchester, Vermont

This charming, national non-profit offers free, 2 ½ day fly fishing trips between April and November, in 35, states to any woman of any age (14+) at any stage of treatment for breast cancer.  This quality of life program provides counseling and medical education incorporating fly fishing and promoting physical and emotional healing.

  • Applications and trips are organized by state and women are encouraged to reach out and join in this unique and special opportunity for healing.
  • Fourteen participants per trip with 9 to11 trained volunteers for each session.  Participants are selected at random with 20 alternates chosen at the same time.


Contact Information:

P.O. Box 1123
Manchester, VT 05254