Thursday, July 15, 2010

Fly Fishing is therapy

Thunder Bay was the launch site of the third annual "Healing on the Albany" for soldiers who have returned from war. Spokesperson Mark Snyder says the program teaches soldiers to fly fish as a form of therapy. Snyder says its proven to help those soldiers who were physically injured and those who suffer from post trumatic stress disorder. 9 Canadian and American soldiers are taking part and will enjoy a week at a lodge in the boreal forest.