January 14-15, 2017 – Spey Casting w/ Dec Hogan $250 per angler/per day
Spend a day with the legendary spey caster, rod designer, conservationist and world renowned steelhead whisperer. Dec will talk all things spey from dropping that loop to which head and tip for what type of water and finally how to successfully play and land these majestic fish when solo with a two hander. This class will be conducted on the water on one of our local steelhead rivers, most likely the Skykomish, river conditions depending. Space is limited so sign up now! To sign up email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 206-708-7250.
January 20, 2017 – 2nd Annual EWA 5 Minute or Less Film Fest – 7pm @EWA – FREE
Here we go again, our crazy evening of fly fishing shorts is on again. Pretty sure we can get the winner this year again shown at the F3T here at our West Seattle showing in early Feb. RSVP via email: email@example.com or phone: 206-708-7250
February 1 & 2, 2017 – F3T in West Seattle (Feb. 2) at the Admiral and downtown at SIFF (Feb.1)
The crew will be here sporting the latest in fly fishing film eye candy from around the world. More details to come soon but keep an eye on these dates.
February 3, 2017 – Women’s Meet and Greet @ EWA Store 7 – 9PM – FREE
Come meet our newest staff member and Women’s Program Director, Karlie Roland. Sit down, enjoy some wine or beer and finger foods, chat fly fishing and private shop. Karlie will lay out her plans for the program moving forward and also listen to ideas from you on. Schools, outings, celebrity clinics and hosted travel are all on the radar…what else?
February 11, 2017 – EWA Spey Clave – Ben Howard Boat Launch on the Skykomish River – 10AM – 3PM – FREE
Our area needed it so he we go. We are bringing our favorite two handed rod companies together to provide an on water demo and instruction session for those new to the spey game and those looking to try a number of rods side by side so they can make an informed purchase.
June 3, 2017 – 3rd Annual EWA Fly Fest and Guide Cook Off – 10AM – 4PM @ Me Kwa Mooks Park – West Seattle – FREE
The event we look forward to every year. Come join us for a fun day in the sun. Manufacturers reps are on hand to show off all the latest rod models from Winston, Sage, Scott, Echo, GLoomis and others, clinics by our talented EWA staff on the Sound, small mountain streams and steelhead. A host of IFFF certified instructors will be on hand as well. This will be our 10th Annual Guide Staff Cook Off where our guide team competes for the greatest shore lunch. 30 minutes and $40 to feed 3 people and you get to help choose the winner!
Upcoming Schools and Clinics
Women’s Bug’s and Brew’s Fly Tying @ Elliott Bay Brewing (West Seattle) – 7 – 9PM – $40
Come join Karlie Roland for a sit down, fly tying instruction and socializing event just for you fly angling women out there.
January 19, 2017
February 23, 2017
March 9, 2017
Women’s Intro to Fly Casting – Karlie will be holding free fly casting classes starting December 10th and then every first Saturday of the month thereafter. During this intro class you will learn the basics of casting and proper technique to maintain a clean, accurate cast. Great for the beginners and novices looking for a refresher. You can sign up by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org, or calling the shop at 206-708-7250. MAX 6 people.
March 4th – 10am -12pm @ Lincoln Park in West Seattle
April 1st – 10am -12pm @ Lincoln Park in West Seattle
January 7th and 21st – 9am @ Lincoln Park in West Seattle
Intro to Fly Fishing Schools – 1 Day Classroom/On Water – All Equipment Provided – $195
These are the most comprehensive and intimate “how to” fly fishing school you will find in the region. We cap these schools at 3 per schools so we can have as much time as possible with you during the class. We teach from our own manual which we provide a digital copy of and cover casting, line management, essential knots, how to select flies based on entomology and answer all questions you might have throughout. Here are the current dates:
January 21, 2017
February 18, 2017
March 11, 2017
April 8, 2017