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Casting Against Cancer

October 22, 2014 By: Erin Block

Nearly 20 years ago, Dr. Benita Walton, a breast reconstructive surgeon and avid angler, and Gwen Perkins, an Orvis fly-fishing instructor, teamed up to create Casting for Recovery. The non-profit hosts forty-two weekend fly fishing retreats each year in thirty-five states across the country. Elizabeth Hutchison features the story of the group’s beginning and its continued work in a recent article in Garden & Gun.