MAY

Saturday, May 27th – Introduction to Fly Fishing

FREE OF CHARGE AND NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED – Bring a notebook/pen!

Event Schedule:

9:00 A.M. – Doors Open/Round Rock Donuts/Coffee

9:30 A.M. — Introduction to Fly Casting
(Traditional and Tenkara)
We’ll be kicking things off with a casting class catered towards beginners. Join us for a clinic on the basic principles of fly casting. Casting traditional and tenkara fly rods will be demonstrated and discussed, with plenty of interactive learning opportunities!

11:00 A.M. — Basic Rigging for the Hill Country
(Traditional and Tenkara)
This presentation will explain the how’s and why’s behind rod, reel, and line selection for fly fishing our local waters. We’ll also discuss the advantages and disadvantages of different fly line tapers, and show you the knots you need to get rigged up and ready to fish!

2:00 P.M. — Local Hot Spots – Llano River, San Gabriel River, Brushy Creek, and more!
Come find out where, how, and when to fish our local fishing hot spots. We will be giving a presentation on multiple hill country rivers and will discuss fishing techniques and flies according to each river. After this presentation you can consider yourself to be armed and dangerous from a local fly fishing standpoint! If you’re new to the area, this is a presentation you won’t want to miss!

4:00 P.M. — Fly Tying for Beginners
This class is designed to walk people through the essential basics of fly tying. We will walk each attendee through tying a couple basic fly patterns that fish well on our local water, as well as discussing the uses of the many fly tying tools out there! This is a great class for beginners as well that those who want to brush up on their fly tying and tool knowledge. If you already have a vise and tools, feel free to bring them! We do have a limited amount of loaner vises and tools as well.

6:00 P.M. – Doors Close

JUNE

Saturday, June 3rd – Fly Tying Theater

Basically, you come to the shop, grab some coffee, eat a donut, sit down, tie flies, and watch fly fishing films all day!  Not a bad gig really!  If you don’t tie, just come watch!  There will be plenty of great tiers to watch and learn from!  We will have plenty of room and all the films will be on the BIG screen!  Come hang out and re-fill some of your fly boxes!

Event Schedule:

9:00 A.M. – Doors Open/Round Rock Donuts/Drinks/Coffee

9:01 A.M. – Films Start/Tying Begins

5:45 P.M. – Films End

6:00 P.M. – Doors Close 

Wednesday, June 7th – Fly Tying Night

Come join us for our regularly scheduled fly tying night. We meet at Pok-E-Jo’s BBQ at 6:00 P.M. for dinner and gather back at the shop around 7:00 P.M. for tying. There is round table tying for those wanting to tie their own patterns, and there is also a designated “Fly of the Night,” for which all material and instruction is provided. FLY OF THE NIGHT: Chris’ Creek Boss

Saturday, June 10th – Rep Product Showcase

Our good friends and fly fishing sales representatives, Eric Kraimer and Banning Collins will join us for a day FULL of product info!  Come learn more about the latest products from Scientific Anglers, Ross, Hatch, Umpqua, TFO, and more!

Event Schedule:

9:00 A.M. – Doors Open/Round Rock Donuts/Coffee

10:00 A.M. – Eric Kraimer – Rep Product Showcase

Eric will be introducing the latest from Scientific Anglers, Ross Reels, and Abel Reels with plenty of time for Q&A!

2:00 P.M. –Banning Collins – Rep Product Showcase

Banning will give you the details about some of the newest additions from Hatch, TFO, and Umpqua with plenty of time left over to ask all the questions you want!

6:00 P.M. – Doors Close

Wednesday, June 14th – Fly Tying Night

Come join us for our regularly scheduled fly tying night. We meet at Pok-E-Jo’s BBQ at 6:00 P.M. for dinner and gather back at the shop around 7:00 P.M. for tying. There is round table tying for those wanting to tie their own patterns, and there is also a designated “Fly of the Night,” for which all material and instruction is provided. FLY OF THE NIGHT:  Simple Glass Minnow

Saturday, June 17th – Living Waters’ 9th Year Anniversary Party

Come join us Saturday, June 17th for our 8th Year Anniversary as your local fly shop!  Doors open at 9:00 A.M. with Round Rock Donuts/Coffee!  There will be a special prize drawing at the close of the day as well (same style as our last Christmas party – details below).  Don’t miss out on our special fly shop slide show looking at the past, present, and future at 11:30am.  You won’t want to miss out on the future news for Living Waters Fly Fishing! Chris’ dad will have the smoker going and a FREE BBQ lunch will be served at 12:00 P.M. — If you have had Chris’ dad’s BBQ before, you know it will draw a crowd so get here early!

Event Schedule:

9:00 A.M. – Doors Open/Coffee/Round Rock Donuts

11:30 A.M. – LWFF Past/Present/Future Slide Show

12:00 P.M. – BBQ Lunch is Served

6:00 P.M. – Doors Close / Prize Drawing Ends
8th YEAR ANNIVERSARY PRIZE DRAWING
Here’s the prize drawing works: Every customer that walks through our doors gets a free raffle ticket to place in the prize drawing of their choice, and for every $10 that you spend in the shop on June 25th, you get an additional ticket to place in the drawing of your choice! We will draw the winning tickets at 6 P.M. after we close.  You DO NOT have to be present to win!  Come see us Saturday, June 25th to help us celebrate 8 years as a fly shop, and possibly win big too!  We look forward to seeing you all at the event!  Call the shop at (512) 828-3474 if you have any questions about the event.

Wednesday, June 21st – Fly Tying Night

Come join us for our regularly scheduled fly tying night. We meet at Pok-E-Jo’s BBQ at 6:00 P.M. for dinner and gather back at the shop around 7:00 P.M. for tying. There is round table tying for those wanting to tie their own patterns, and there is also a designated “Fly of the Night,” for which all material and instruction is provided. FLY OF THE NIGHT:  Borski’s Skunk

Saturday, June 24th – Fly Fishing the Brazos River

Our good friend Pat Vanek of Bosque Valley Fly Fishing, will be joining us for a day devoted to one of the most underrated bass rivers in the state – the Brazos!  Pat has fished the Brazos extensively and know guides local fly anglers to exceptional bass fishing in the greater Waco area.  Stick around for the afternoon tying class to learn how to tie some effective big bass patterns for Central Texas!

Event Schedule:

9:00 A.M. – Doors Open/Round Rock Donuts/Coffee

10:00 A.M. – Fly Fishing the Brazos / Presenter:  Pat Vanek

Pat will walk you through access, fishing tips, and what he offers through his guide service on the Brazos River.

2:00 P.M. –Tying BIG BASS Flies / Presenters:  Pat Vanek and Chris Johnson

Pat and Chris will show you step by step how to tie some of their big bass favorites!

6:00 P.M. – Doors Close

Wednesday, June 28th – Fly Tying Night

Come join us for our regularly scheduled fly tying night. We meet at Pok-E-Jo’s BBQ at 6:00 P.M. for dinner and gather back at the shop around 7:00 P.M. for tying. There is round table tying for those wanting to tie their own patterns, and there is also a designated “Fly of the Night,” for which all material and instruction is provided. FLY OF THE NIGHT:  Moto’s Minnow