February 3rd, 2016 — Fly Fishing Film Tour @Admiral Theater, West Seattle — 7pm – 10pm — $15
Yes, you read this correctly! We are very excited to bring the F3T to West Seattle this year and every year afterwards so we don’t have to leave the island for it! As usual, big pre event the week before at our store and also night of, location TBD but we will intermingle with the filmmakers and the raffle will be huge so you won’t want to miss this. We will have tickets for sale at the store here soon so stay in touch.
February 11th, 2016 — Writer’s on the Fly, Installment #7 — @ EWA Store — 7pm – 9pm — FREE
One of the most exciting events to emerge from the fly fishing industry in the past generation. Enjoy the live reading from some of your favorite authors, their words in their voice and some of the stories behind the stories. An intimate experience you can only have here at Emerald Water Anglers.
February 13th – 14th, 2016 — The Fly Fishing Show — Lynwood Convention Center
Very excited to be partnering with Costa for this show this year. We will have staff on hand to answer questions on the multitude of fisheries in Washington we guide as well as discuss new locations for our international hosted travel. Look forward to seeing everyone there. Dave McCoy will be presenting daily on Fly Fishing Western Washington as well.
March 17th, 2016 — Greenland Fly Fishing — Johann Olafsson, Angling Club Lax-a — 7pm — FREE
This will be one of the most unique presentations to occur at EWA this year. A few years ago, our friends at Angling Club Lax-a in Iceland located, researched and developed a unique fly fishing camp on the southern tip of Greenland. In pursuit of Arctic Char, this is a fishery in its infancy and we are hosting a trip here August 2-9, 2016 with only 4 spaces left. This will be an exclusive opportunity to see if this is your next big trip or simply experience the iceberg filled waters of a new destination.
April 29th – 30th, 2016 — IFFF Show — Ellensburg — 9am – 5pm
We will be man/womaning a booth at the long standing IFFF trade and fly tying show in Ellensburg which occurs in April this year. One or more of our staff will likely be teaching specific classes as well as presenting on various topics we spend much of our time on. These are yet to be determined and will be changed on here once we finalize details.
May 5th, 2016 — ReWilding Washington — Chase Gunnell — 7pm — FREE
Chase is with Conservation Northwest and will be presenting on the regaining of wild and native species across our wonderful state. The concept is to provide an overview of how we have a unique opportunity in Washington to restore some of our most iconic wildlife species, protect and connect wild habitat across the region, and in turn provide a host of benefits for other animals, fish and people. And all of this is possible, and happening right now, even with the rapid population growth and development occurring in our state. Species will include lynx, wolverine and wolf among others, this will be a must see for the youth in your life.
May 13th & 14th, 2016 — Spey Casting with Dec Hogan — 9am – 3pm — $280 per person — 6 Max per day
Come spend a day with a legend, Dec Hogan as he helps you fine tune your spey casting and shares stories of his colorful guiding adventures here in the PNW. Dec is a long time friend and one of the true Ambassadors of our sport. 2 different sessions with meet and greet, book signing and beverages at the the store on the evening of the 13th. This will fill quickly so please reserve your space now, lunch and equipment provided if desired.
June 4th, 2016 — EWA Fly Fest and Guide Cook Off — Location TBA — 10am – 4pm — FREE
Never to late to plan for this. Our 2nd annual Fly Fest coupled with our 9th annual guide staff cook off was a huge success last year and we expect it to be more so this coming year. Come test cast all the rods we have in the store from Winston, Scott, Echo, Epic, Fenwick, Gary Anderson and more. All sales reps and our FFF certified staff will be on hand to provide free casting advice. Not to be missed is Abbie Schuster defending her championship plate from last year against the rest of the staff in our cook off which also provides some fabulous finger food mid day. RSVP at the store via email or phone.