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MERGING FAITH AND FLY FISHING INTO A COMMON STREAM

THE ULTIMATE MEND: REFLECTIONS ON GOD’S GRACE AT EASTER

Mend!  Mend!  Mend!  I don’t know how many times I have heard those words from the fabulous river guides I have had on float trips.  They weren’t being mean, they were helping me, pointing out that my flies were not floating properly.  Either they were dragging in the current or my fly line was getting…
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DRIFTLESS MEN RETREAT RECAP

After months of work, preparations, and prayer, the first Altar Fly Fishing retreat launched with meaning and impact.  This past weekend, 18 people (fisherman, guides, and chefs) hit the Driftless Region near Viroqua, WI to participate in a retreat titled DriftLESS Men: Navigating the Streams of Life.  Here are a few highlights from the trip: Each day…
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MONTANA OCTOBER 10-12, 2019

Registration Now Open: Altar Fly Fishing Montana October 10-12 The purpose of Altar Fly Fishing is to merge faith and fly fishing into a common stream.  Altar’s fishing trips seek to create intentional moments with God and others through teaching, reflection, prayer, creation and fly fishing that will lead to lasting change in your daily and weekly…
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Drift-LESS Men

Drift-LESS Men Navigating the Streams of Life with ConfidenceMay 17-19, 2019  |  Viroqua, WI Area REGISTER: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/drift-less-men-fishing-retreat-tickets-54836254714 The streams of life can be fast-paced with aggressive lifestyles, leaving many men fighting for footing to keep ourselves afloat. We often desire a deeper relationship with God and those closest to us, but have little capacity to invest more of ourselves. Many men…
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ALTAR FLY FISHING: More than a Name

The question has been asked, “Why the name Altar Fly Fishing?”  Great question. Altars carried great significance in the Bible and for the people who experienced altars.   Altars were places: Where people offered a variety of sacrifices for a variety of reasons They represented and often created significant moments marking people’s lives (remember Abraham and Isaac, Elijah,…
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THE UNFORCED RHYTHMS OF GRACE

One of my favorite Bible verses is Matthew 11:28-30.   28 “Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. 29 Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. 30 For my yoke is easy and my…
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