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Stars & Stripes Charity Fishing Tournament Supports Injured Military Veterans

The Stars & Stripes Charity Fishing Tournament was held June 13-14, 2019, in Newburg, Maryland. All proceeds from the event directly benefited Rivers of Recovery.

Stars & Stripes Charity Fishing Tournament Supports Wounded Military Veterans Mid River Guide Service hosted the tournament. Rivers

2019-08-20T22:08:14+00:00August 20th, 2019|Comments Off on Stars & Stripes Charity Fishing Tournament Supports Injured Military Veterans

Public Lands Access Key for Combat Veteran Recovery

The Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership (TRCP) recently interviewed Rivers of Recovery leaders about the need for public lands access. It’s a topic of particular importance for programs like RoR.

Access to Public Lands for Veterans Access to public lands is vital for programs like Rivers of Recovery to

2019-08-14T13:05:25+00:00August 13th, 2019|Comments Off on Public Lands Access Key for Combat Veteran Recovery

Caddis Fly Angling Shop Helps Combat Veterans Discover the Sport

Perhaps no one has a better understanding of the intricacies of fly fishing—and why it’s such a powerful way to heal from trauma—than the people who share their love of the sport with our veterans.

The Caddis Fly Angling Shop has supported local Rivers of Recovery trips for the past seven
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2019-08-06T23:47:14+00:00August 6th, 2019|Comments Off on Caddis Fly Angling Shop Helps Combat Veterans Discover the Sport

WWII Veteran Inspires Rivers of Recovery Scholarship

Alan E. Olsen received the Bronze Star for his service in the U.S. Army during WWII. He shared his experience with other veterans on our recent Michigan trip.

Alan E. Olsen Scholarship Fund

Alan E. Olsen has seen history with his own eyes. From the Battle of the Bulge

2019-07-29T15:02:00+00:00July 24th, 2019|Comments Off on WWII Veteran Inspires Rivers of Recovery Scholarship

Arkansas Veterans Fish the White River

Rivers of Recovery held its annual Arkansas trip May 9-12, 2019, on the White River.

The trip was made possible by Arkansas community members, who helped raise funds to support the Rivers of Recovery program for combat veterans in the region.

Spearheaded by our own Levi Crawford—former RoR participant and current RoR marketing director—the trip built

2019-06-28T21:39:03+00:00June 28th, 2019|Comments Off on Arkansas Veterans Fish the White River

Veteran Scams: How to Fight Back

It’s not uncommon for veterans to react with healthy skepticism if they’ve never heard about Rivers of Recovery.

They’ve got a good reason. Veteran scams are prolific, and they make it harder for legitimate organizations like RoR.

Consumer Complaints

In all, the FTC received nearly three million complaints from consumers in 2018. Consumers reported losing nearly $1.48

2019-06-13T21:10:18+00:00June 13th, 2019|Comments Off on Veteran Scams: How to Fight Back

Successful Transition from Military Life to Civilian Life

One hot topic on Rivers of Recovery trips is the transition from military life to civilian life. This change can be particularly challenging for combat veterans, who often are working through war-related PTSD, depression, anxiety and physical injuries.

We’re please to share this infographic from Veteran Car Donations with helpful tips and tricks for transitioning from

2019-05-29T18:44:37+00:00May 29th, 2019|1 Comment

Oregon Community Comes Out to Support Combat Veterans

The community of Eugene, Oregon, came together for dinner and the critically acclaimed 2019 Fly Fishing Film Tour on February 23, 2019. The event raised more than $9,000 to support Rivers of Recovery.

“Wow! What an inaugural event,” said Jason Johnson, Rivers of Recovery board member and the event’s organizer. “The generosity and compassion of this

2019-02-26T01:04:26+00:00February 26th, 2019|Comments Off on Oregon Community Comes Out to Support Combat Veterans

Boxing Champ Fights for Combat Veterans

Boxing Champ Fights for Combat Veterans Rivers of Recovery’s Israel Guajardo with WBC Continental Americas Super Featherweight champion Andy Cornejo Vences.

Special thank you to WBC Continental Americas Super Featherweight champion Andy Cornejo Vences for his efforts to bring more awareness to Rivers of Recovery and

2019-02-01T22:48:06+00:00February 1st, 2019|Comments Off on Boxing Champ Fights for Combat Veterans

Fly Fishing Film Tour Comes to Eugene, Oregon, to Raise Money for Combat Veterans

Buy TicketsTrout Unlimited will host the Fly Fishing Film Tour (F3T) at Venue 252 in Eugene, Oregon, on February 23, 2019, at 5:30 p.m. All proceeds from the event will directly benefit Rivers of Recovery, a non-profit organization serving combat veterans through rehabilitative fly

2019-01-10T22:08:22+00:00January 10th, 2019|Comments Off on Fly Fishing Film Tour Comes to Eugene, Oregon, to Raise Money for Combat Veterans