Fly fishing

Las Cruces fly fishing group helps heal veterans with PTSD

LAS CRUCES, N.M. — A Veterans Administration clinic in Las Cruces is helping disabled military veterans deal with post-traumatic stress disorder through a program that uses the therapeutic benefits of fly fishing. Project Healing Waters is free for disabled veterans like Ray Kirby, who is haunted by experiences he went through during his service, the Las Cruces Sun-News reported. The…

Popular Wyoming fly-fishing site could see more fishing guides, pressure

CASPER, Wyo. — More commercial guides could soon be allowed to take people fly-fishing on a river in central Wyoming. Now, the U.S. Bureau of Land Management has issued 21 guide permits for a 30-mile stretch of the North Platte River upstream of Casper. BLM officials tell the Casper Star-Tribune they might begin issuing more guide permits. Guides including Trent…