The Saratoga Sun -

By Liz Wood 

Healing waters ... make a difference

Platte Valley Trout Unlimited spent two days teaching veterans how to fly fish.


Liz Wood

A leaping trout's reflection is crystal clear at the Upper Cedar Creek Pond.

The Wounded Warrior Event is intended to make a difference in a military veteran's life, co-founder Tony Seahorn said.

It made a difference in Randall Steiger's life.

Last year, Steiger attended his first Wounded Warrior Event. Steiger is an Army veteran of the Iraq war.

It was the first time he ever caught a fish. "I was hooked," Steiger said. He went on to catch around 10 fish. He caught three at Tom Arthur's pond, then seven more on the Platte River the next day.

When Steiger went home after the two day event, he said, "I felt amazing ... it was a really cool experience and it was aweso...

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