Upcoming fly fishing events here in Seattle with Emerald Water Anglers. Book launches, destination presentations, movie premiers, art showings, casting and fly tying events abound. We believe our sport is as vibrant and alive off the water as on so we are constantly bringing the broader culture of fly fishing to you. Please see below for new events as they are scheduled and we look forward to seeing you soon.
Location | EWA Store
Welcoming all women and non binary into the fold of our sport. Join us for a series of community engagement and educational events here at the store on the following dates. What will be covered on each date will come here shortly.
October 12, 2023
November 9, 2023
January 11, 2024
February 8, 2024
September 29, 2023 | West Seattle Wine Walk | $35
Location | EWA Store | 5pm - 9pm
The quarterly event we are now SO excited to be a part of. We will be hosting T2 Cellars this evening. Stay tuned for the link to buy tickets and which wine maker will be at our store here. Get your tickets here...
October 16, 2023 | All Things Argentina w/Set Fly Fishing | FREE
Location | EWA Store | 6:30pm
Come hear exactly how amazing fly fishing in Argentina is from someone who knows it well, Matias Claret of Set Fly Fishing. This will be a fun, informative and potentially expensive evening for those who attend. Having spent quite a bit of time in Argentina ourselves, we know exactly what you are in for...Argentina is incredible!
October 19, 2023 | Covenant of the Salmon People Film | Private
Location | EWA Store | 6:30pm
This is an incredible film about the struggle of the Nez Perce Tribe's efforts to restore the Chinook salmon to their waterways and retain their most symbolic cultural icon. Filmmaker will and members of the Nez Perce will be on hand for a full scale presentation of the film with Q&A immediately following the showing. We will also be hosting Mark Titus from Eva's Wild for wild salmon sliders that evening, look forward to having everyone join.
November 9, 2023 | The Lost Salmon Film by Shane Anderson | $TBD
Location | EWA Store | 6:30pm
Our beloved friend Kate Crump will be in the store to host this event so join us for a showing of Shane Anderson's latest film creation. More info coming on this event soon so stay tuned.
November 16, 2023 | Garmin In Reach Clinic | FREE
Location | EWA Store | 6pm
For those who adventure, we are hosting a pre holiday clinic for the Garmin In-Reach unit with the regional sales rep and tech for Garmin, Jon Kennedy. Come in and get a first hand walk through on how to use this equipment to your benefit when out on on trips and cell service is not available. We want you safe out there!
December 2-3, 2023 | Dec Hogan Mastering Spey Casting School | $350
Location | Snoqualmie River, Fall City Bridge | 9am - 3pm
If spey casting is your thing and you haven't spent any time with Dec, you absolutely do not want to miss this. Dec goes over everything from equipment, reading water, line and water depth management and swing theory otherwise known as presentation. 6 students max per day for maximum Dec time per person.
January 27, 2024 | EWA Spey Day | 9am - 3pm | FREE
Location | Snoqualmie River at Fall City Bridge
This will be our 10th Annual EWA Spey Day and as always we are excited to bring our staff, industry professionals and regional sales reps for all the brands and casting instructors out to help you become a better two handed caster. More details later but get this on your calendar NOW!
February 17-18, 2024 | The Fly Fishing Show | 9am - 5pm | $$$
Location | Bellevue Meydenbauer Center
It's back! The Fly Fishing show is back and in Bellevue. Come see us and see our presentation on Fly Fishing Western Washington by Dave McCoy in the Destination Theater and meet the rest of our staff, cast some rods, get some free instruction and the low down on what is in the future for EWA and fly fishing in greater Seattle as well as around the world.
February 22, 2024 | F3T West Seattle | 6:30pm | $18
Location | Admiral Theater
We are BACK! Fly Fishing Film Tour is back in West Seattle as an official stop. Stay tuned for our EWA 5 Minute Film Fest prior to this event and we look forward to seeing all of you over here again soon. Get your tickets here...
April 27, 2024 | EWA Fly Fest | FREE
Location | The Cove in Normandy Park | 9am - 3pm
Our longest standing annual event. This is the one and only time, you have the opportunity to cast nearly every rod on the market from the manufactures with nearly all line options as well with the helpful and instructive eye of the sales reps, FFI certified casting instructors and invited professionals from the industry. This year we have secured a larger, private venue with ample space to cast and more on site parking. Eats by Eva's Wild with wild salmon sliders and salmon poke and stay tuned to see who we get to join us this year!
8am - Puget Sound on Foot with Dave McCoy
9am - Better Casting for Better Fishing with ???
9am - 3pm Casting Rods from Sage, Winston, T&T, Echo, Redington, Orvis, GLoomis, Nam, Hardy, Burkhiemer
10am - Fly Tying with Zach Moore and Amanda Winkelman
12pm - Lunch with ???
2pm - Fish Photo Composition with Matt DeLorme
June 29-30, 2024 | Blane Chocklett Muskie School | $995
Location | Lake Tapps | 8am - 6pm
Probably one of the if not the most legendary Muskie anglers in our space, Blane will spend the two days going over all things Muskie for you to absorb as much as you possibly can. Here is what to expect from the weekend.
- Friday evening meet and greet at the store the 28th after 6pm to 8pm.
Day 1 | Arrive at lodging on Lake Tapps, settle in 9am
- What makes a good Muskie rod with Blane and sales reps
- Casting big flies
- Fly presentation and tactics
- On water, chasing Muskie, Blane will hop around to different boats
- Dinner and fly tying with Blane
Day 2 | Breakfast and pack up
- In boats and on water chasing Muskie for the day
- Lunch, switch boats with Blane
- Finish day of fishing by 4pm
- Good bye's, photos and thank you's!