“Casting for Recovery, a Vermont-based organization co-founded by a breast cancer reconstructive surgeon and a professional fly fisher, hosts weekend retreats for breast cancer survivors in 32 states.
"'We introduce them to the world of fly-fishing,' said Cheryl Murphy, program director for the Connecticut chapter. 'We give them advanced casting lessons, and lessons in knot-tying. It sounds like a funny thing to do. The women go in, many never having fished at all.'”