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Welcome to our blog of all things we at Emerald Water Anglers touch and care about in the fly fishing world. This has been quite a journey the past 10+ years, scrolling back we have seen some things coming and we continue to make every effort to have the pulse of where this is sport is headed both here in the PWN and globally.

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Sprinting Out of 2020...Slowing to Enjoy 2021

Sprinting Out of 2020...Slowing to Enjoy 2021

Wow, I could go on for...forget it, let’s bid 2020 adieu!So long and so on to what I hope is a beloved 2021 and ... more

Haida Gwaii - by Greg Thomas

Haida Gwaii - by Greg Thomas

From good friend and long time Seattle resident Greg Tomas, you can read more of this work on his blog Anglers T... more

Upcoming Seattle Fly Fishing Events - June

Upcoming Seattle Fly Fishing Events - June

Well, obviously the events list is going to be short but, we do have some exciting things to share with everyon... more

Upcoming Seattle Fly Fishing Events - May

Upcoming Seattle Fly Fishing Events - May

EWA Coffee - Buy it NOW! Okay then, the list of upcoming Seattle fly fishing events for the coming month can pret... more

Three Essential Shooting Heads For Winter Steelhead

Three Essential Shooting Heads For Winter Steelhead

A tool for every job makes a good steelheader into a better one. Just think about this: you wouldn't use a hand ... more

Upcoming Fly Fishing Events - March 2020

Upcoming Fly Fishing Events - March 2020

Wow, spring is coming at us so fast, not even funny. Soon these snouts will be more prevalent on the Yakima as ... more

5 Tips for High Water Steelhead

5 Tips for High Water Steelhead

An early winter steelhead found in very high water. Photo: Cole Leishman 1. Fish light and inside In high wate... more

Upcoming Fly Fishing Events - February 2020

Bienvenidos, willkomen, benvenuta, ようこそ and welcome...to winter steelhead season! We are writing this as nearly ... more

Women's Steelhead Group Trips

Women's Steelhead Group Trips You'll leave this class familiar with the foundational techniques for feeling l... more

Upcoming Events - October

Fall is officially on our plate and so are exciting events, the impending holiday season, winter steelhead and s... more

Why Fly Fishing by Claire Topalian

Having only a romantic notion of “FLY-FISHING” running through my imagination, I am bent on learning the sport. ... more

Upcoming Events - August

October 24, 2019 -- Get to Know Your NGO -- @ EWA Fly Shop -- 7pm - FREE There is a lot going on in our region ... more

Upcoming Events - June

June 1, 2019 — EWA Fly Fest and Guide Cook-Off — Me-Kwa-Mooks Park– FREEOur 5th year of this event and we are ... more

Upcoming Events - May

Intro to Fly Casting -- Lincoln Park, north parking lot next to baseball field @ 9AM -- $25 -- Equipment Provide... more

Upcoming Events -- March

Holy emerging insects, can you believe it is already March? We can't either! It has been a rough winter but as... more

Upcoming Events - February

Tie One On Fly Tying Events @ EWA Store – $20February 5, 2019 — Sea Run Bugger – register hereFebruary 19, 2019 ... more

Upcoming Events - January

Tie One On Fly Tying Events @ EWA Store - $20 January 8, 2018 -- Wiggle Minnow - register here February 5, 2019 -- S... more

Thomas & Thomas DNA Spey Rod

We recently fished the Thomas & Thomas 1208 DNA Spey Rod and loved it. We paired this rod with an Airflo 480 Rage... more

Upcoming Events - November

Tie One On Fly Tying Events @ EWA Store - $20 November 6, 2018 – The Bugmeister - register here November 13, 2018 – ... more

Upcoming Events - October

Wow, fall has arrived quite quickly, so fast in fact we didn't even get up an upcoming events for the month of Septe... more

8/23: Brita Fordice Fly Tying Demo

Brita Fordice will be in the shop tying her remarkable baitfish patterns on the evening of Thursday, August 23. We're... more

Upcoming Fly Fishing Events - August

Phew, where has summer gone?!! Feels as though we just finished up our winter steelhead season, went on a big trip t... more

June 2nd - EWA Fly Fest Schedule

Last years podium from the EWA Guide Staff Cook Off with Jason Rolfe taking top honors for the second year. Hello ev... more

EWA Fly Fishing Events - May

EWA Fly Fishing events coming up in May and beyond...here are some things to put on your calendar for sure! As we h... more

Travel Journal - Sea Run Brown Trout - Argentina

Bucket list trip you might be thinking? Absolutely! This adventure to the southern tip of the America's was on eve... more

Upcoming Events - December

December 14, 2010 -- Open Late Holiday Event -- 7-9pm -- FREE We will be staying open late Thursday evening to help ... more

Travel Journal:  Bahamas, Abaco Lodge

Travel Journal: Bahamas, Abaco Lodge

I was prompted about 16 months ago by a few of my favorite travelers to set up a trip closer to home, something with... more

Upcoming Events - November

Upcoming events in November and beyond… November 9, 2017 — Our Two Hands Movie Premier -- Admiral Theater -- 7pm - ... more

Upcoming Events - October

Upcoming events in November and beyond... November 16, 2017 -- Writer's on the Fly - Cascadia Tour - $10 @ EWA Stor... more

Upcoming Events - September

Upcoming Events for September and beyond... September 11th, 2017 - Fall in the Sound! 7pm @ EWA - FREE Alex will d... more

Travel Journal: Greenland Fly Fishing

Fly fishing whether I really want to admit it or not is embedded in my DNA. My doctor actually found it on my DNA l... more

1st Annual Washington Carp Jamboree

Yep, you read it correct, we are excited to announce the newest Carp on the Fly tournament to come to Washington. C... more

EWA Fly Fest, Saturday June 3rd!

EWA Fly Fest This Saturday, June 3rd! EWA Fly Fest is this Saturday June 3rd, at Me-Kwa-Mooks Park in West Sea... more

Travel Journal: Sudan & Oman - GT's and Triggers

For over 20 years, as a company we have always sought the road less traveled when it comes to our sport. Whether th... more

Fly Tying With Tom Mahan

Take a look at Tom Mahan's versatile pattern that can be used on your local trout stream, steelhead river, or even th... more

Upcoming Events -- May

Special Events May 20th, 2017 – Women's Meet and Greet @ EWA Store 6PM – 8PM June 3, 2017 – 3rd Annual EWA Fly ... more

Time to Slow Things Down

As the world seems to fly by, don't forget to slow down and appreciate the little things in life. In order to fully... more

Chuitna Coal: More Than Just Salmon on the Line

This is a huge win for Alaskans and their salmon. We are honored to have worked with the awesome folks on the ground ... more

Fly Fishing Day Trips in Cuba

After the recent loosening of travel for Americans to Cuba we have been flooded with emails and phone calls fr... more

The Asquith by G. Loomis

In case anyone has been living under a rock, the EWA staff is blown away by the G. Loomis Asquith series Spey Rods. ... more

Upcoming Events - March/April

Special Events June 3, 2017 – 3rd Annual EWA Fly Fest and Guide Cook Off – 10AM – 4PM @ Me Kwa Mooks Park – West Se... more

EWA Spey Clave - Saturday February 11th

EWA Spey Clave Saturday February 11th, 2017 10am - 3pm Ben Howard Boat Launch on the Skykomish River (see map below... more

Cuba Libre - Hosted Travel Video - 2016

Is the winter weather bringing you down? Dreaming of those warm weather destinations? Let's see if this might hel... more

Upcoming Events – February

Special Events February 11, 2017 – EWA Spey Clave – Ben Howard Boat Launch on the Skykomish River – 10AM – 3PM – F... more

Upcoming Events - January

Special Events January 14-15, 2017 – Spey Casting w/ Dec Hogan $250 per angler/per day Spend a day with the legenda... more

Upcoming Events - December

Upcoming Events December 7th – WDFW Salmon Management, North of Falcon – Ryan Lothrop – 7pm @EWA – FREE Come join us... more

Upcoming Events - November

We are crazy excited to announce we have finally hired our Women's Program Coordinator which means our women's even... more

Winston Boron III Plus Fly Rod Review

This is a Winston Biii Plus fly rod review and is intended to be informative and as objective as possible for the s... more

Upcoming Events - September

September 8th - Getting into Spey Casting - 7pm @EWA - FREE Reid Curry will address the myriad of lines, head, knots... more