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Foster Child

The Mayfly Project

San Antonio, Texas Project

Lead Mentor: Rocky Sanchez

Project location: San Antonio, Texas 

Year project founded: 2021

Mentors on this team: Building team to 8-10 mentors.

Children mentored to date: Kickstarting in 2021

Children to be mentored in 2021: 6-8

Local foster care partners: Searching for local partners.

Local companies that support this project: Currently looking for sponsors and support for 2021!

Contact our Lead Mentor: rocky.mayfly@gmail.com

Apply to mentor with this project here!

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San Antonio, Texas Project

Projects are important for Foster kids because it teaches skills that they can use throughout their life. These kids will always have fly fishing to turn to and we hope they will cherish these lessons and memories forever.

Landon Rowlett

Former Lead Mentor, San Antonio, Texas Project

Project Mentors

ROCKY SANCHEZ, LEAD MENTOR

San Antonio, Texas

Rocky is from Rockdale, TX and grew up with two older brothers. As a kid, his dad taught him and his brothers about the outdoors, often taking them on fishing and hunting trips. Rocky moved to the South Texas Coast Bend where he attended Del Mar College and Texas A&M University-Kingsville (TAMUK) receiving degrees in engineering. During this time in college, Rocky spent a lot of time fishing the Texas Coast. After graduating from TAMUK, Rocky moved to San Antonio and began fishing in the Hill Country as well as participating in Big Brothers Big Sisters of South Texas. In Rocky’s free time, he enjoys fishing on local rivers and the coast as well as racing mountain bikes and gravel events.

LANDON ROWLETT, MENTOR

San Antonio, Texas

Landon grew up in a small town in West Texas spending a lot of his youth in the outdoors. He was introduced to fly fishing while working in Colorado as a Whitewater and Backpacking guide during college. Since then he has worked in fly shops and as a guide in the Hill Country of Texas. Landon enjoys spending his spare time outside hunting and fishing throughout Texas with his wife McKenna and his dog Gimli. He hopes that the outdoors will shape the kids in foster care just like it positively shaped his life as a kid.

JASON LOFTIN, MENTOR

Kerrville, Texas

I live in the Texas Hill Country and work in healthcare. I enjoy fishing the local rivers, hiking, and traveling with my family. I look forward to working with the Mayfly project!

News & Events

2019 TMP Impact Results!

2019 TMP Impact Results!

  2019 was an extraordinary year for The Mayfly Project! With the help of all of our lead mentors, mentors, partners, sponsors, and donors, we have impacted the lives of over 250 children in foster care this year! Beyond the list of statistics below, we wish you...

TMP Mentee Curriculum

TMP Mentee Curriculum

We are very excited to unveil yet another new program for our kids, the TMP Mentee Curriculum.  This curriculum details all parts of our program, teaches our mentees all about fly fishing and conservation. It has a unique section that directs the children in our...

TMP Activity Reward Buttons

TMP Activity Reward Buttons

The Mayfly Project has developed a reward system where our kids can earn buttons by completing tasks throughout the project.  Kids can also proudly display these buttons on their drawstring backpacks to show their achievements and progression through the project....

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