Mental Health Benefits of Fishing Detailed in Report

mission fishThe folks over at Mission FISH – a group that helps veterans cope with PTSD through fly fishing – recently released a report that quantifies what so many anglers have long known. Fly fishing is beneficial to your mental health, especially if you suffer from PTSD.

Per a press release from Mission FISH, some of the key findings of the study are:

  • 84% of respondents said their important relationships were better (after) a day of fishing 
  • 66% of respondents go into a day of fishing for therapeutic reasons
  • 94% of respondents found that sharing their experience with others improved their fishing experience
  • 53% of respondents find the experience therapeutic

To learn more about this report, and about Mission FISH in general, click here.

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