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By clicking these links and making a purchase, you can help Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing. These vendors will donate a percentage of your purchase directly to help our programs which provide all fly fishing, fly tying and rod building materials to participants free of charge.

H&H is Home to the PHWFF Logo Shop
Hook and Hackle are the proud hosts of the Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing "Logo Shop!" This is your opportunity to support disabled active military service members and veterans by proudly wearing these new PHWFF logoed products. Proceeds from the sale of each item directly benefit Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing.  Visit store

Yes, that Orvis! In addition to supporting our troops, Orvis has kindly set us up with these affiliate link.
When you visit Orvis online via this link, you ensure that a percentage of your total order is donated directly to our fly fishing troops!

Temple Forks has been a long-time supporter of Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing and donates $25 for every TFO/PHWFF – logo rod sold. This is a real win-win here. The rods are very reasonably priced and they perform very well.

Fly Fishing Benefactors is in the business of selling great products and sending a portion of their profits to our cause. They carry Official PHWFF branded gear, TFO PHW fly rods and some VERY nice reels at a great price.

NOTE: If you buy a TFO PHW rod from FFB we not only receive $25 from TFO but we also receive an additional $25 from FFB. Not bad for a rod that sells for just under $150!

Abel PHWFF Reel

A custom anodized Abel Super 5N reel will benefit Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing, Inc.

The Abel Super 5N trout reel will be anodized in a deep blue finish, with a gold drag knob, and red aluminum handle to correspond with the symbolic colors of the Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing logo. The reel will also feature an engraved logo of the non-profit organization. The 5.9 ounce reel is designed for 5- or 6-weight lines with a capacity of 125 yards of backing and a 5-weight; 100 yards and a 6-weight. The large arbor reel has a hub of 1.850 inches.

The custom reel is available for purchase on the Abel website for $700, with $400 of each sale being donated to Project Healing Waters, Inc. by Abel. The reel is also available through authorized Abel dealers with a portion of each sale going to the veteran organization.

Ruana Knife Works of Bonner, MT

Ruana Knife Works has developed its new line of Ruana Americana Knives. Every Ruana Americana knife sold will directly support Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing. Engraving options available. For more information on these lightweight, hard-working knives, click here.

Fly Deal Express - Half Buck Fly Shop

Fishing flies wholesale direct. Along with supporting our 2-Fly Tournament with a generous donation of flies,
Fly Deal Express will donate 5% of sales to PHWFF. Click here.


Today, we fish for many different kinds of fish in many different places and widely varying conditions. One day we wade. The next day we float. The next day we hike deep into the backcountry. All of these situations require different gear configurations. SmithFly designs a wide selection of fly fishing vests, bags, belt packs, hats, sling packs and switch packs to fit every situation. Along with a generous annual donation to our 2-Fly Tournament, SmithFly is donating 10% of retail sales to PHWFF. Click here.

How to Get Started in Fly Fishing ….Without Going Broke, Crazy or to Patagonia

How To Get Started In Fly Fishing lays out the basics of the sport in a straightforward, easy-to-understand manner. It is a true primer that focuses on the needs of the beginner. This practical guide will provide a painless introduction to the exciting and fun-filled world of fly fishing. Author Frederic Thorner will donate $2.00 to PHWFF for every book sold.

Click here.

Stream Flies

Home of 50 cent trout flies. More than 36,500 flies in stock, including barbless varieties. Stream Flies will donate 1 cent to PHWFF for every fly sold. Click here.

Captain Kirk Enterprises

Founded by Capt. Steve and John Kirk. Capt. Steve is a team leader for Project Healing Waters, a fly fishing program for disabled veterans, a member of the Orvis Pro Guide Program, a Director of the Concord Rod and Gun Club and a member of the American Sportfishing Association. and the Rotary Club of Concord Massachusetts. He's a US Coast Guard licensed Charter Captain and John is a fly fishing guide for Montana Troutfitters. He volunteers with Warriors and Quiet Watersand is founder of the Facebook page, The Dream Stream. Will donate a minimum of 5% of their profit for every fly sold. Click here.

The Painted Trout

“Fine goods for a sporting life.” Featuring the handcrafted works of owner, artist Lauren Kingsley, the Painted Trout features a wide selection of beautiful apparel, accessories, jewelry, presentation fly boxes and gift items. The Painted Trout will donate 10% of their retail sales to PHWFF on orders placed through this link. Click here.

Hook, Line & Sinister

Best-selling mystery writer, T. Jefferson Parker, offers proceeds from a new book,Hook, Line & Sinister, to benefit charitable organizations Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing, Inc., and Casting for Recovery. The book, scheduled for release April 2010, is an anthology of mysteries in which sixteen of Americas favorite author-anglers spin tales of mystery and fishing. Thank you T. Jefferson Parker, and thank you C.J. Box for suggesting Project Healing Waters to T. Jefferson Parker as a recipient of proceeds. C.J., a Wyoming native and avid fly fisherman and all-around outdoorsman, learned of Project Healing Waters through former Rocky Mountain Regional Coordinator, Larry Barttelbort. Regarding this generous offer, President of PHWFF, Inc., Ed Nicholson, said, "It is very thoughtful of T. Jefferson Parker and C.J. Box to include PHWFF in this great project. It will make a wonderful, enjoyable gift. Its available online, and purchases will help Project Healing Waters continue to help our wounded heroes."

Click here for more about Hook, Line & Sinister.

F3 Fly Fishing - Fur, Feather & Foam:

Hand tied flies by Shawn Augustson, Army Veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom 2004-2006. Sales of the classic “Patriot” fly help support Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing. For details, click here.

Alan Folger Prints

A series of custom prints to benefit PHWFF

Angler and artist Alan Folger, in cooperation with Project Healing Waters, presents a special selection of trout prints to those who value the beauty of our clearwater friends and the great work of Project Healing Waters. A lifelong fly fisherman and disabled veteran from the Vietnam Era, Alan works closely with his local VA Hospital in Asheville, NC as a volunteer guide and facilitator. And when he isn’t out on the stream with our wounded warriors Alan can be found in his Clearwater Memories studio creating these and other beautiful examples of angling art. Each of these special hand-signed prints are produced on 100# Bristol Archival paper and are plastic wrapped and shipped in a rigid mailing tube for their protection. Ready for matting and framing, each print measures 11 x 14 inches.

To learn more about this exciting series of hand-signed prints click here.

Soul River: Runs deep

Soul River is a new fly fishing and outdoor apparel brand heavily influenced by art, design, fashion, and humanity. Founded on the mission to give back to the rivers and communities of the world, Soul River donates a portion of their profits to the restoration and conservation of the world’s distressed rivers and advocates community involvement. PHWFF has been chosen as its featured charity in a partnership that gives 10% of profits to PHWFF when selected at check out on products purchased from Soul River.

Click here to visit their website. and T.L. Johnson Rod Company

Custom Fly Rods to benefit PHWFF

Angler, Vietnam Veteran and owner of, Larry Snyder, along with Army veteran Terry Johnson of T. L. Johnson Rod Company, in cooperation with Project Healing Waters, presents a custom U.S. built fly rod with 20% plus $20 going to PHWFF. Larry volunteers for PHWFF in Denver and sometimes works with the Colorado Springs and Ft. Carson. He quickly realized that he could only afford to donate so much of his time and money to the organization, so he contacted Terry Johnson, one of his rod vendors, to see about building a custom rod that can be ordered with Branch of Service colors on a matte finish blank and 20% of sales going to PHWFF. The base rod will have Olive wraps with 3 NCP Olive spiral accent wraps, premium anodized pewter reel seat with walnut insert. Check out Larry’s website to see the Branch of Service colors available. He also has two upgrades available: nickel silver hardware and a gorgeous blued nickel silver hardware. Terry then stepped up and offered Larry a $20 build discount which is why it is now 20% plus $20. Because these are custom builds, there will be a 4-8 week build time, but well worth the wait. Larry also offers free shipping in the continental U.S.

Click here to learn more about these exciting rods - Download PDF

Jim Teeny, Inc. is proud to support Project Healing Waters, which is a non-profit educational program that teaches fly fishing and fly tying skills as therapy to the service men and women wounded in Afghanistan, Iraq and disabled veterans from World War II and the Korean, Vietnam and other conflicts. We designed this WF-Floating Fly Line in Blue and Goldenrod. This two-color line works as a visual for casting and control. This flyline is the perfect match to compliment the new Fly Rod that Temple Fork Outfitters has developed in support of this great cause. Both the line and rod are available in 5 and 8 weights. We are also offering a Camo colored Rod Case with the Project Healing Waters Logo embroidered on it. Best of all, 10% of the sale of these products is being donated to PHW and will be a great help to the physical and emotional rehabilitation of those who have given so much for our country.

Click here to visit their website.

Allen Fly Fishing is proud to be offering Project Healing Waters edition rods in select sizes. With each purchase of a Project Healing Waters edition rod, we will donate $25 to Project Healing Waters.

Click here to visit their website


Keep Our Waters Clean & Keep Our Lands Green! Fishermen want to protect the waters and the lands they cherish. You now have that opportunity with an easy to use “Green Tool”, Fish’Sposal the Fisherman’s Litter Keeper. Using Fish’Sposal prevents fluorocarbon leader clippings and other fishing debris that are not biodegradable from ending up in the environment. Just squeeze open the fish tail for EASY disposal of leader tippet clippings, used weights, damaged strike indicators, spent flies or broken hooks, and other debris.
Fish'Sposal will donate 40% of sales that come via this link to PHWFF.

On the River: Stories from the Brazos River by Lloyd Tackitt

This collection of short stories was written for Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing. Author Lloyd Tackitt is donating the royalties from the online sale of his latest book (via to PHWFF. Click here.

Henry Maass Outfitters

Henry Maass Outfitters donates a minimum of 5% of their net income from the purchase of Hank's Angels branded items to Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing.

Quill Gordon Fly Fishers

Quill Gordon Fly Fishers is home to distinctive, custom-tied trout flies developed from decades of fly tying and fly fishing experience. All the trout flies offered for sale here are personally custom-tied by Gordon Rose from his vise in Sheridan, Wyoming (for more on “Quill” Gordon, click on “Who’s Quill Gordon”). These fly patterns have proven their superiority on the trout streams of Colorado, Wyoming and Montana. They’ll work anywhere you enjoy to fly fish for trout! Quill Gordon Fly Fishers will donate 10% of all profits from business referred from this site to Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing. Click here.

Snow Lizard Products

Snow Lizard Products is dedicated to the design and development of mobile accessories through state-of-the-art innovation, leadership and partnerships. Snow Lizard will donate 10% of all profits from business referred from this site to Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing. Click here.

Chota Outdoor Gear

Chota Outdoor Gear is "committed to helping you make the most of your time in the outdoors with innovative and comfortable gear." When you shop via this link, Chota will contribute 3% of your order subtotal to Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing.

Grouse Creek Flies

First "Paul's Hand Tied Flies" started in the Conejos River canyon of Colorado; then became Grouse Creek Flies following Paul's passing. Today fishermen contact us for a special fly or even regular patterns. Sometimes they like a particular pattern such as an Adams or Humpy, but they want a slight variance, such as different color or wing pattern. If this is your need, contact us and we'll get it going. Then you will never have to go without that trusted fly.Grouse Creek Flies has made flies for the Rockies, Smokies, Ozarks and the Texas Hill Country. Not only have trout fallen for these patterns, but bass, crappie, perch and even the occasional curious catfish have taken the offering. If you see something on the website you like or want to try us for a copy of something, we will be happy to help you out. One dollar from every dozen flies ordered will be donated to Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing.

Muck Boots USA 

Muck Boots USA carries a wide range of Hunting, Fishing & Equine Accessories and is the original Muck Boot company. When you shop via this link, Muck Boots USA will donate 3% of the sale to Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing, Inc.

And Then I Smiled: Reflections on a Life Not Yet Complete

And Then I Smiled: Reflections on a Life Not Yet Complete contains over 50 personal essays and stories along with 10 original poems. The essays and poems, “. . . find grace in life’s simplest moments and transport readers on journeys ranging from beaches, mountain streams, city parks and to destinations in realms we seldom visit, both inside and outside the physical world. Seemingly average moments of life create the backdrop for Miller’s keen observations and discoveries, touching on various facets of life, family, nature and the energy that surrounds us.” Author Dean K Miller will donate $2.00 to PHWFF for every book sold using promotion code 84BMB76J and the purchaser will receive $0.45 discount. 

KG Woodworks

KG Woodworks: Unique Things With Wood will donate $25.00 for every custom wood rod case they sell directly to PHWFF.


A Fly Rod in my Sea Bag : Fishing Adventures in Baghdad during Operation Iraqi Freedom

On May 1st, 2005, a Montana fly angler-turned-sailor arrived in the desert nation of Iraq as part of a coalition of forces working to bring peace to a war-torn countryside. A naval officer assigned to the Multi-National Corps Iraq, Joel Stewart found himself based in Camp Victory on the grounds of Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein's former Al Faw Palace. With numerous man-made lakes stocked by the former dictator with a variety of sport fish, in the down hours from a stressful job in a war zone, Commander Stewart did what any good fisherman would do -- he went fishing. With the foresight to have packed a fly rod in his sea bag, in a desert oasis built by a brutal dictator, Stewart began an odyssey unparalleled in the history of fishing. As he discovered the strange fish inhabiting the lakes in the Camp Victory compound, he began to share his catches with friends via the internet. Others, fascinated by Commander Stewart's catches, began to join him, and soon he was teaching numerous others how to fly fish. Thus, the Baghdad School of Fly Fishing was born, an angling club that remained in existence for the remainder of the time American troops were in Iraq.  25% OF ROYALTIES WILL BE DONATED TO PROJECT HEALING WATERS FLY FISHING


Every H3O Polarized eyewear system comes with three interchangeable lens colors to get the most out of any lighting or water condition, and YES! All three colors are polarized!  Simply type the code PHWFF in the “Comments” box when filling out the online order form and H3O Polarized will donate, to Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing,  $30 for every H3O Anglers Package and $15 for every H3O LITE Series package ordered from the official web site.

Tycoon Tackle

The “E” glass fly-rod is designed for superb performance anywhere. This fishing rod is named for “The E” of Excellence as recognized by the various military branches throughout the decades. Tycoon Tackle has a long association with the military services of our country and they have chosen to assist the men and women who have borne the battle with a $100.00 contribution from the purchase from each fishing rod sold going directly to Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing.

R. Riveter

Fly fisherman know that the devil is in the details.  Perfect location, perfect fly, perfect cast.  R. Riveter understands the relentless dedication to the art of fly fishing every cast, every time.  Compliment your passion with the accessory to match, stitch by stitch--the R. Riveter fly wallet. A portion of proceeds from each fly case will be donated to Project Healing Waters. 

Trident Fly Fishing

Trident Fly Fishing has designed a program they're calling "5% for the Troops." It's easy. You buy, Trident Fly Fishing donates. Simply enter the code PHWFF at checkout and you'll not only save 5% on your order, but they'll donate the same amount back to Project Healing Waters to help our wounded veterans. You must use the code for us to make a donation

Tom's Fishing Stories 

Tom's Fishing Stories will donate 20% of the sales of “How to Fly Fish for Trout” and “Letters to Mack, Book One: Correspondence on a Fishing Life” to PHWFF annually.


BlobFish donates 3% of its profits to Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing (PHWFF), its Partner Charity 

True Tales of the Tide: An Angler's Lifelong Quest

Mike Halperin, a Vietnam-era naval veteran, draws on a lifetime of saltwater fishing experience and writing talent to recount unique angling experiences in his latest book, "True Tales of the Tide: An Angler's Lifelong Quest." A percentage of all sales will be donated to Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing and the veterans we serve.


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Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing, Inc. is dedicated to the physical and emotional rehabilitation of disabled active military service personnel and disabled veterans through fly fishing and associated activities including education and outings.

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