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Casting for Recovery UK & Ireland, the medical fly fishing programme for ladies who have, or have had breast cancer, held its 8th retreat at the Forbes of Kingennie Country Resort, near Dundee, last weekend (21-23 September) in brilliant weather, despite us following in the wake of hurricanes from across the Atlantic.


27 September 2018 - 3:35pm  Comments  Read full post

Casting for Recovery UK & Ireland (CfR), the medical fly fishing programme for ladies who have, or have had breas

29 August 2018 - 12:08pm  Comments  Read full post

We are delighted to give you a heads-up of the dates of our retreats in 2018. As ever we will hold a series of 2-day residential fly fishing therapy retreats across the UK and Ireland, and we are excited and thrilled to announce that in 2018 we will be going to two beautiful fisheries that are new to our programme: Garnffrwd in Carmarthenshire and Brick Lane Farm near Herstmonceux in East Sussex.

26 July 2017 - 12:24pm  Comments  Read full post


The 40th Casting for Recovery retreat was held in Hampshire over the weekend (21-23 July) when 11 ladies braved torrential conditions to catch their first trout.

Casting for Recovery UK a

25 July 2017 - 2:10pm  Comments  Read full post

In Woman’s Way magazine in mid-July 2017, Real Lives columnist Michelle Newman wrote “An unlikely initiative is helping breast cancer survivors all over the country. For over ten years Casting for Recovery have held free retreats in Ireland and the UK for women whose lives have been affected by breast cancer. The ladies who attend not only get the opportunity to learn the sport of fly fishing, they also get to meet other women who have been through similar experiences.

20 July 2017 - 11:10am  Comments  Read full post