TAPS Montana Men's Retreat a Success!

Working with the Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS) http://www.taps.org/, TU's Veterans Service Partnership hosted 2 great days of fly fishing in the Paradise Valley south of Livingston, Montana.  Nearly 30 TAPS folks who have lost loved ones in military service enjoyed the wonderful hospitality of Chico Hot Springs Lodge http://www.chicohotsprings.com/# and two days of floating and fishing the Yellowstone River and fishing on two wonderful private lakes on the Story Cattle Ranch near Emigrant, Montana.  The while the weather was on the rainy side, the trout didn't care, and the TAPS folks enjoyed some great fishing and experienced the therapeutic power of the mountains and moving waters..... Over 20 local fly fishing guides and TU members from the Joe Brooks and the Madison-Gallatin TU Chapters provided 32 volunteer guided trips over the two days!  Way to go TU'ers!  


said on Monday, August 25th, 2014

Way to go Alan and Dave and the amazing volunteers and guides who donated their time. Thank you!

said on Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

Pleased to be a part of it!

said on Wednesday, August 27th, 2014

It's an honor to be able to serve these folks who have sacrficed so much for our country. Congrats to all the guides and TU'ers who helped pull off 32 guided fishing trips in 2 days!


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