Virginia's Rose River

“It’s a hard place to dislike. The Rose is a gin-clear freestone stream that tumbles out of the Blue Ridge into a picturesque farm valley in the shadow of Old Rag Mountain, an hour and a half’s drive west of the Beltway.” Angus Phillips writes in The Washington Post about the pay-per-rod operation of Douglas Dear, board chairman of Project Healing Waters, a national nonprofit organization that teaches injured veterans how to tie flies and fly fish.

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  • Thanks for picking up the story on my farm and putting it on Midcurrent. I just wanted to let your readers know that we still have a few spots open for the 2-fly on May 4. A two man team is $500 with all the proceeds going to Project Healing Waters.