Soul River Inc. Understands the great personal and social benefits associated with fly fishing. Spending time on the water has therapeutic benefits and it can be used as a powerful outlet to cope with stress, find focus, increase self awareness, and develop positive values beneficial to the individual and society.
Transitional at-risk youth can benefit from the experience because it gives them the opportunity to experience and appreciate nature guided by positive role models. Fly fishing promotes environmental awareness, personal responsibility, and provides a great learning experience in scientific fields like biology, entomology, and ichthyology. It is an effective way to introduce young people to nature and educate to cultivate awareness to shape and inspire ambassadors of the river to protect and restore these precious eco-systems.
Veterans could also greatly benefit from the therapeutic healing properties of fly fishing to help cope with PTSD and find inner peace on the river. Soul River Inc. is dedicated to sharing the sport of fly fishing with individuals who would benefit from the experience the most and make positive changes in their lives and communities.