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Fly fishing gives Vietnam vet a day of peace

Double Spey Outfitters fly fishing guide G.L. Britton helps Vietnam-Gulf War veteran Harold Watters of Cheney catch and release a feisty rainbow on April 9, 2013, during a locally organized Project Healing Waters outing at Crab Creek.  (Rich Landers)
Double Spey Outfitters fly fishing guide G.L. Britton helps Vietnam-Gulf War veteran Harold Watters of Cheney catch and release a feisty rainbow on April 9, 2013, during a locally organized Project Healing Waters outing at Crab Creek. (Rich Landers)

FISHING -- The photo above shows Double Spey Outfitters fly fishing guide G.L. Britton in the process of aiding Vietnam-Gulf War veteran Harold Watters of Cheney catch and release a feisty rainbow Tuesday.

They were enjoying the sunny day on a locally organized Project Healing Waters outing at Crab Creek.

Well done.

Had a wonderful day," Watters said by emaiI last night. "I was able to excape my PTSD for the day, and for that I thank you."




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Rich Landers writes and photographs stories for a wide range of outdoors coverage, including a Sunday feature section and a Thursday column. He also writes the Outdoors Blog.

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