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The Mayfly Project

Huntsville, Alabama Project

Project Lead Mentor: Jeremiah Russell

Project location: Huntsville, Alabama

Year project founded: 2023

Mentors on this team: 7, Currently accepting applications to join our team!

Children to be mentored in 2023: 10

Local foster care partners: Currently searching for foster care partners.

Local companies that support this project:  Currently searching for local support.

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Contact Lead Mentor: jrussell@jp2falcons.org

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Huntsville, Alabama Project

“Introducing children to the art of fly fishing is not really about the fish we catch. It’s about helping them, as it helps so many of us, by providing an escape, promoting character, building relationships, and connecting us with nature.” 

Jeremiah Russell

Lead Mentor, Huntsville, Alabama Project

Project Mentors

JEREMIAH RUSSELL, LEAD MENTOR

Decatur, Alabama

A native of Knoxville, Tennessee, Jeremiah developed a love for fly fishing as a teenager, wading the streams of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. He left his East Tennessee home to pursue higher education in other states around the southeast, until he settled in Alabama with his wife and two daughters, first as an assistant professor at a regional state university and now as a private school administrator in Huntsville. You can find him on local waters about every weekend. He is honored to serve as lead mentor for the Huntsville Mayfly Project and share the wonderful gift of fly fishing to area children in foster care!

News & Events

Giving Tuesday Success, 2021!

Giving Tuesday Success, 2021!

WOW!! Thank you to our Fly Fishing Family! We have reached $37,000 on our Facebook fundraiser after Giving Tuesday! We had so many generous donors yesterday and people sharing our fundraiser! TMP's Giving Tuesday Fundraiser There were 55 individual Facebook...

Giving Tuesday, 2021!

Giving Tuesday, 2021!

November 30th, 2021 is Giving Tuesday, an important day for TMP where we work together to raise funds for 2022 Projects! Check out our new projects we're adding to our map next year. More Exciting News:We have donors that will match us on Giving Tuesday up to...

The Big Event, Arkansas

The Big Event, Arkansas

The Big Event, Arkansas When you hear, "This was the most-normal I have felt in a long time," from a child in foster care, you know the time you spent with them was important. A few weekends ago in Arkansas, we had 4 projects travel to fish at Dry Run near Mountain...

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