Friday, August 15, 2014

Fly Fishing Lessons in New Hampshire: Working for Smiles

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Each year, I donate my services to a variety of non-profits, based in New Hampshire.  I do so because I get an enormous amount of satisfaction teaching; bringing new anglers into the sport; and most importantly, I believe in giving back to my community.  For example: I donate to Three Rivers Stocking Association and other fishy organizations. I also regularly donate to children, teen and women organizations. As well, I donate to NH Public TV and a handful or environmental groups.  I will continue donating my services for as long as I am able, and I encourage you to think about how you can volunteer to make your community a better place. Think about it this way:

I Work for Smiles   

I realize folks need to work and make money; however, I think we can all agree that working for smiles is the greatest satisfaction one can achieve; it is for me.  Just take a look at the following photos.

I donate 4 hour beginner fly tying classes.  Catching a fish on a fly that you tied is among the greatest feelings and accomplishments.
My donations offer great mother and daughter moments. 
I donate advance guiding services.
Family and friends taking advantage of my group donations. 
A family event, and fly casting with grandma! You never know what may influence a child's life.
Helping organizations that offer one day retreats for people with health issues.
I bet they will remember mom for making this day happen.

Donations get children involved and help expose them to our environmental resources.
Priceless! Worth my FREE time, 365 and 24/7!

My Challenge to You, Put me to Work!

As many of you know, I am away from New Hampshire during the winter months. But, I am home for about eight months each year.  When I am home I do a great deal of community work, but I can easily do more.  So, I challenge you to put me to work, and you can do so by the following programs:

  • Please feel free to donate my fly casting, guiding, and fly tying services to any organization that is trying to raise money.  Spread the word throughout New England!
  • Take a look at my adult and youth DONATION only payment programs.  I am not sure you'll find another professional resource offering such high quality educational services for you and your community.      


To all the non-profits and individual people who support my goals and give me a chance to give back, I thank you.  The smiles are worth it!

Thanks for reading.

Gone Fishing,