I loved fishing with my mentor. I can’t wait to go again! 

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The Mayfly Project

Appleton, Wisconsin Project

Project Lead Mentor: Bonnie Richards/ Nate Ratliff

Project location: Appleton, Wisconsin

Year project founded: 2019

Mentors on this team: 4 (currently searching for mentors)

Children mentored to date: 0

Children to be mentored in 2020: 4-6

Local foster care partners: Currently building team

Local companies that support this project: Currently searching for community support and partners.

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Appleton, Wisconsin Project

The Wisconsin Mayfly Project is going to be amazing because Wisconsin has a strong tradition of fishing and our heritage should be cherished and passed on to future generations.The Mayfly Project is important for foster children because it is a great opportunity to connect with nature through fly fishing and experience the outdoors with help from mentors.

Bonnie Richards

Lead Mentor, Appleton, Wisconsin Project

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News & Events

Foster Care to Fly Fishing, with Jackie Prock

Foster Care to Fly Fishing, with Jackie Prock

“There was so much going on in my life that was out of my control, so I gravitated to the outdoors to find control. It became a place where I could go to find some peace and away from life’s confusion and uncertainties [from life in foster care],” Jackie Prock said....

4th Annual ONE FLY EVENT

4th Annual ONE FLY EVENT

We are thrilled to announce we have 14 new projects kick-starting next year across the country! Since we do not require our new projects to fund-raise, we rely on our community and national fundraisers to support these projects. Please participate in our ONE FLY...

From Foster Care to Fly Fishing, Meet Mentor, Breezy Johnston

From Foster Care to Fly Fishing, Meet Mentor, Breezy Johnston

Breezy Johnston, mentor for Pikes Peak, CO project, talks about life in foster care and how fly fishing has become her home-base. We are thrilled to have Breezy joining our team and are so thankful for her willingness to share. We are inspired by folks who have been through the trenches and have found their niche in the world!

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Appleton, Wisconsin Project

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