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EWA Summer Fest | May 21, 2022 | Me-Kwa-Mooks Park

EWA Summer Fest | May 21, 2022 | Me-Kwa-Mooks Park

Join our EWA Staff, sales reps from all the companies and and other industry folks for a day casting the latest and ... more

Seattle Fly Fishing Event | Headwaters Book Launch | Dylan Tomine

Seattle Fly Fishing Event | Headwaters Book Launch | Dylan Tomine

We are so pleased to offer a very unique experience in the vein of our old Writer's on the Fly events of the past.  ... more

Upcoming Events - Nov. & Dec.

Well, we apologize for not getting this up sooner, things have just been a bit crazy around these parts lately. ... 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 - 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 -- 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 - January

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

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

Upcoming Events - October

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

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

Upcoming Events - September

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

G-Loomis Pro 4X Spey Rod Review

The G-Loomis Pro 4x spey rods are not only some of the nicest two handers on our rod wall, but also an incredible v... more

Upcoming Events - August

With guide season in full wing around here for the summer, we unfortunately have to back off some of our favorite eve... more

Travel Journal: Tanzania - Tigerfish

Fly fishing travel has become my newest passion within the industry. It sounds cliche but simply learning to fly fi... more

Upcoming Events - November 2015

November 12th -- West Seattle Artwalk -- At EWA 7-9pm -- FREE We will have on display work from several artists with... more

Upcoming Events - October 2015

October 15th - Steelheading in the PNW with Reid Curry @ 6:30pm at EWA Store - FREE Come in and listen as Reid disc... more

Pink & Coho Salmon Clinic - Aug. 20 @6:30pm

Free in store event here at EWA. Staff guide Jason Rolfe will discuss flies, techniques and locations to help your s... more

Brian Irwin Slide Show - Sept. 4 @7pm

Sept. 4, 2015 - Brian Irwin 7pm @ EWA Store DCIM100GOPRO Hailing from the White Mountains of New Hampshire, Bri... more

EWA New Store Grand Opening Event

It has FINALLY happened...we have opened a full scale retail store to support our 15 year business in the guiding a... more

Flinging Frozen Flies

Well its that time of year again when all of our favorite streams are getting pretty frigid. Normally we have a... more

In 1969, the steelhead was declared Washington's official "state fish."

Somehow this seems to mean nothing to people. In general, when an object or living species is recognized as a iconic... more

The Magnificent Steelhead

News Release Burke Museum, Wild Steelhead Coalition partner to raise awareness of “The Magnificent Steelhead” Mu... more

Puget Sound saltwater trips

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BleDU6wOPB8 EWA guide Lucas St. Clair puts together a short snip-it of film highlighti... more

Connect Film in Seattle special ticket offer from EWA!

Alright, time for the Friday before movie premier special. Emerald Water Anglers is buying 20 people their ticket on... more

Go Fishing this Weekend

There are Cutties and Salmon off the beaches, Chrome in the Puget Sounds rivers, Chrome in the East Side/upper Columb... more

Catch Magazine: Puget Sound Photo Essay

Catch Magazine issue #18 went live today and included along with a number of other visually stunning pieces is a pho... more

Not "Really" Fly Fishing

Big, heavy lead eye flies, thirty foot sections of T-14 that are impossible to cast, 10-12 wt fast action rods, cho... more

Fishing Tackel?

I thought that I might share something that I noticed this while walking to the PCC store near my house. If you're a... more

Spun Ostrich Tube Fly

Click the link to view the new video: Spun Ostrich Tube Fly This is a simple tube fly utilizing the ProTubes flex... more

EWA Featured Photographer -- Chris Ringlee

We have always felt one of the most important elements of fly fish guiding is not only knowledge of your sport and th... more

Training Guides to Blog, What Fun!

These days, being a fly fishing guide is not as much about a long beard with left-over pizza, a giant chew in your ch... more

Puget Sound in THIS IS FLY!

Most recent issue of This is Fly has a piece on Puget Sound featured in it. Check it out by clicking the picture ab... more

Awkward Silence...Broken or Perpetuated?

As the summer season prepares to bid us adieu and in our case it seems quite hastily, I reflect upon all the memorabl... more

A Guide Laments - Issue #2

This doesn't look so bad I know, but keep reading... So we know it is a part of our job, a job we have chosen to da... more

Fly Anglers and their Dogs

A new photo contest from our good friend Greg Thomas at Anglers Tonic hopes to exploit the bond between man and canin... more

Urban Fly-Fish Guiding

My wife works for a big financial firm and when we go to holiday events with her co-workers, I dress up and look ev... more

Light Switches and Saltwater

So it isn't as though this is new but I get the feeling many have been sitting around, waiting to see if the fad of ... more

Way early but not complaining...

It is a bit early in the year to be focusing on the forks of the Snoqualmie but, when the flows are around 500 on t... more

Stroft leaders and monofilament, oh yeah!

As someone who spends a lot of time fishing in extremely varied conditions and locations locally and internationally... more

Puget Sound, all season fishery, have we said that before?

The past couple of weeks, we have been focused on hitting the saltwater, more because it is nice to fish over fish ra... more