July Events

Wednesday, July 11th – Fly Tying @ Living Waters

We have now divided our fly tying night into three distinct skill levels– Beginner, Intermediate, and Roundtable.  We eat dinner at Pok-E-Jo’s BBQ in Round Rock at 6:00 P.M. and then meet back at Living Waters at 7:00 P.M. for fly tying.

Beginners – We supply materials, tools, vises, and instruction for the Fly of the Night.

Intermediate – We provide materials and instruction for the Fly of the Night.  You bring your vise/tools.

Roundtable – You bring your own stuff and tie whatever you wish

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Beginner Level Fly:  Wooly Bugger

Intermediate Level Fly:  Morrish Mouse

Saturday, July 14th – INTRO TO FLY FISHING CLASS

FREE OF CHARGE AND NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED

9:00 AM — Doors Open/Round Rock Donuts/Coffee

9:30 AM — 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 AM — 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 PM — Local Hot Spots – Llano River, San Gabriel River, Brushy Creek, and more!
We did this presentation back in May, and it was a big hit. 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!

6:00 PM — Doors Close

Wednesday, July 18th – Fly Tying @ Living Waters

We have now divided our fly tying night into three distinct skill levels– Beginner, Intermediate, and Roundtable.  We eat dinner at Pok-E-Jo’s BBQ in Round Rock at 6:00 P.M. and then meet back at Living Waters at 7:00 P.M. for fly tying.

Beginners – We supply materials, tools, vises, and instruction for the Fly of the Night.

Intermediate – We provide materials and instruction for the Fly of the Night.  You bring your vise/tools.

Roundtable – You bring your own stuff and tie whatever you wish.

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Beginner Level Fly:  Elk Hair Caddis

Intermediate Level Fly:  TBD

Saturday, July 21st – Fly Fishing the San Marcos River and Western Hill Country

FREE OF CHARGE AND NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED

9:00 AM — Doors Open/Round Rock Donuts/Coffee

10:00 AM — Fly Fishing the San Marcos River / Presenter: Marcus Rodriguez

Marcus is a San Marcos River guru and has added this river to Living Waters guided destination list!  Come learn how to fish the river yourself and/or see what is in store for you if you book a trip with Marcus on the San Marcos!

2:00 PM — Fly Fishing Western Hill Country Rivers / Presenter:  Marcus Rodriguez

Marcus will walk you through access, tactics, and fly selection on the Frio, Sabinal, Medina, and Nueces.  These rivers are knockout gorgeous and warrant a visit from every Texas fly angler.  Come learn the basics of how to fish some of the Hill Country’s finest rivers!

6:00 PM — Doors Close

Wednesday, July 25th – Fly Tying @ Living Waters

We have now divided our fly tying night into three distinct skill levels– Beginner, Intermediate, and Roundtable.  We eat dinner at Pok-E-Jo’s BBQ in Round Rock at 6:00 P.M. and then meet back at Living Waters at 7:00 P.M. for fly tying.

Beginners – We supply materials, tools, vises, and instruction for the Fly of the Night.

Intermediate – We provide materials and instruction for the Fly of the Night.  You bring your vise/tools.

Roundtable – You bring your own stuff and tie whatever you wish.

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Beginner Level Fly:  Foam Beetle

Intermediate Level Fly:  TBD

August Events

Wednesday, August 1st – Fly Tying @ Living Waters

We have now divided our fly tying night into three distinct skill levels– Beginner, Intermediate, and Roundtable.  We eat dinner at Pok-E-Jo’s BBQ in Round Rock at 6:00 P.M. and then meet back at Living Waters at 7:00 P.M. for fly tying.

Beginners – We supply materials, tools, vises, and instruction for the Fly of the Night.

Intermediate – We provide materials and instruction for the Fly of the Night.  You bring your vise/tools.

Roundtable – You bring your own stuff and tie whatever you wish.

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Beginner Level Fly:  Brushy Creek Streamer

Intermediate Level Fly:  Conner’s Midnight Minnow

Saturday, August 4th – Tenkara Techniques

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

Event Schedule:

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

10:00 A.M. — Texas Hill Country Tenkara / Presenter: Chris Johnson

Come learn the basics of Central Texas Tenkara!  We will show you where to take your Tenkara game next, and what to do when you get there!  Rigging, tactics, and access points for the Llano, San Gabe, Brushy Creek, and Guadalupe will all be covered in this presentation.

1:00 P.M. — Tenkara for Trout / Presenter: Chris Johnson

Learn how to apply Tenkara to trout water of any shape and size!  From small mountain streams to technical tailwaters, we’ve got you covered!  Chris will show you how to properly rig for any situation including subsurface/nymphing!

6:00 P.M. – Doors Close

Wednesday, August 8th – Fly Tying @ Living Waters

We have now divided our fly tying night into three distinct skill levels– Beginner, Intermediate, and Roundtable.  We eat dinner at Pok-E-Jo’s BBQ in Round Rock at 6:00 P.M. and then meet back at Living Waters at 7:00 P.M. for fly tying.

Beginners – We supply materials, tools, vises, and instruction for the Fly of the Night.

Intermediate – We provide materials and instruction for the Fly of the Night.  You bring your vise/tools.

Roundtable – You bring your own stuff and tie whatever you wish.

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Beginner Level Fly:  Wooly Bugger

Intermediate Level Fly:  Bonefish Gotcha

Saturday, August 11th – Fly Fishing Photography 101

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

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

10:00 A.M. / Presenter: Chris Johnson

Getting that perfect fish picture can help you relive your favorite memories time and time again.  Join us at the shop for a fly fishing photography tutorial!  From DSLRs and iPhones to GoPros and Point and Shoots – Chris will teach you the essentials of each!  Take your fish picture game to the next level with just a few simple steps!

6:00 P.M. – Doors Close

Wednesday, August 15th – Fly Tying @ Living Waters

We have now divided our fly tying night into three distinct skill levels– Beginner, Intermediate, and Roundtable.  We eat dinner at Pok-E-Jo’s BBQ in Round Rock at 6:00 P.M. and then meet back at Living Waters at 7:00 P.M. for fly tying.

Beginners – We supply materials, tools, vises, and instruction for the Fly of the Night.

Intermediate – We provide materials and instruction for the Fly of the Night.  You bring your vise/tools.

Roundtable – You bring your own stuff and tie whatever you wish.

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Beginner Level Fly:  Elk Hair Caddis

Intermediate Level Fly:  Chris’ Crafty Shad

Saturday, August 18th – Fly Fishing for Hill Country Carp

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

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

10:00 A.M. Fly Fishing for Hill Country Carp / Presenter: Jim Gray

Very few local anglers have caught as many carp on the fly as Jim Gray.  He is a wealth of knowledge when it comes to fly selection, approaching carp, and proper presentation.  Jim will show where to go, when to go, and how to seal the deal!  If you haven’t chased carp on the fly, you are missing out – so don’t miss this class!

6:00 P.M. – Doors Close

Wednesday, August 22nd – Fly Tying @ Living Waters

We have now divided our fly tying night into three distinct skill levels– Beginner, Intermediate, and Roundtable.  We eat dinner at Pok-E-Jo’s BBQ in Round Rock at 6:00 P.M. and then meet back at Living Waters at 7:00 P.M. for fly tying.

Beginners – We supply materials, tools, vises, and instruction for the Fly of the Night.

Intermediate – We provide materials and instruction for the Fly of the Night.  You bring your vise/tools.

Roundtable – You bring your own stuff and tie whatever you wish.

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Beginner Level Fly:  Foam Beetle

Intermediate Level Fly:  TBD  

Wednesday, August 29th – Fly Tying @ Living Waters

We have now divided our fly tying night into three distinct skill levels– Beginner, Intermediate, and Roundtable.  We eat dinner at Pok-E-Jo’s BBQ in Round Rock at 6:00 P.M. and then meet back at Living Waters at 7:00 P.M. for fly tying.

Beginners – We supply materials, tools, vises, and instruction for the Fly of the Night.

Intermediate – We provide materials and instruction for the Fly of the Night.  You bring your vise/tools.

Roundtable – You bring your own stuff and tie whatever you wish.

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Beginner Level Fly:  Brushy Creek Streamer

Intermediate Level Fly:  TBD