Devon Richardson, EWA’s Women’s Fly Fishing Program Director has put together a host of options for women hoping to wade into the sport as well as for those waist deep already and looking for new adventures with like minded women. Here is a glimpse of what is to come from Devon so check back often and be in touch to receive her personal notifications for upcoming events, classes, trips and travel. Most importantly, join our EWA Women’s Private Facebook Page.
Fly Casting Classes – $20
All our casting classes are at Lincoln Park, meet in North parking lot @ park message board directly across from Rose Street – 6 people per instructor – RSVP via the eventbrite links below– THESE FILL QUICKLY! Our intro to fly casting classes are a great place to start when interested in learning how to fly fish. Maybe it’s been a while or you’ve only picked up a rod a handful of times. No matter the situation we’re here to help and give you feedback on being more efficient, and hopefully catching more fish with new casting techniques or conquering the old ones.
Intro To Fly Casting – 9am – $20
Saturday, November 3 –FULL
Saturday, December 1 – FULL
Level 2 (feeding line, hauling) – 10:15 am – $20
Saturday, November 3 – 3 Spots
Saturday, December 1 – 3 Spots
Level 3 (advance distance, double haul, quick shooting, fast pickups – for those already comfortable feeding line, semi hauling and are looking to go to the next level on distance) 12:00pm – $20
More dates coming soon…
Puget Sound Group Guided Trips – $150 Half Day, $185 Full Day
Get on the water with other women and have fun, learn and become more accomplished anglers. We are currently pairing 2-3 women together for group guided trips. You will be placed with anglers who have similar skill levels so all newbies and experienced anglers welcome! All equipment provided, transportation and lunch! Tax and gratuity not included. Feel free to email Devon at devon@emeraldwateranglers with any questions, and give the shop a call to book! 206-708-7250.
- Friday, October 19th – Full Day Walk and Wade (Full)
- Friday, November 2nd – Full Day Walk and Wade (2 Spots Left)
- Friday, November 16th – Half Day Sunrise Walk and Wade (2 Spots left)
- Sunday, November 18th – Full Day Walk and Wade (2 Spots Left)
- Friday, December 7th – Full or Half Day Walk and Wade (3 Anglers)
- Sunday, December 16th – Full or Half Day Walk and Wade (3 Anglers)
Bug’s and Brew’s – $20, 7pm-9pm
Join us a few times a month from 7pm-9pm for fly tying and enjoying a frosty one together.
All experience levels welcome even if you’re not sure what a vise is, we got you’ve covered! Vise and Material Included.
Thursday, September 13th – FULL
Wednesday, October 10th – 5 Spots
Wednesday, October 24th – 8 Spots
Wednesday, November 7th – 8 Spots
Wednesday, November 28th – 9 Spots
Wednesday, December 12th – 7 Spots
Reserve your spot here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bugs-and-brews-tickets-48312716636
Fly Tying w/ Local Legend Brita Fordice – August 23rd: Come master some killer flies with one of the leading fly tiers around. $10 to attend, and 10% off all fly tying materials for the evening. Tickets here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/fly-tying-presentation-w-local-legend-brita-fordice-tickets-48968423874
Women’s Meet & Greet / Wader and Boot Fitting – Sun October 14th: As Karlie parts ways At our store, wine and conversation about fly fishing, travel, how-to and what to do next. This isn’t just EWA program, it’s yours too. We want to hear what we can do to make our program better, whats working and what we need to provide more of. Your voice is ours! One of our most valued meetups. There will also be a full size run of both Patagonia and Simms women’s waders and boots, so we can get all of you outfitted for the winter season.
More to come… in the mean time, here are some pictures from hosted travel trips in early 2018.