DECEMBER EVENTS


FLY TYING NIGHT
Wednesday, December 1st, 7:00 – 9:00 P.M. at Living Waters Fly Fishing

Fly Tying Night is broken up into two groups – Beginner and Roundtable. We eat dinner at Pok-E-Jo’s BBQ in Round Rock at 6:00 PM, then meet back at Living Waters at 7:00 PM for fly tying. For beginner tiers, we supply everything you need – materials, vise/tools, and instruction – to learn a fly pattern which will introduce you to a specific skill necessary for continuing your tying journey. Intermediate/Advanced tiers, we provide the space to learn and fellowship with other local tiers. For now, there will be no official “Fly of the Night.” Please bring your own vise, tools, and materials for freestyle tying. 

6:00 P.M. – Doors Close / Dinner @ Pok-E-Jo’s BBQ
7:00 P.M. – Doors Re-Open / Fly Tying Night
Beginner Fly #4: Elk Hair Caddis
Intermediate Fly: N/A – Freestyle Tying
9:00 P.M. – Doors Close

FLIES & FLAME EXPO
Saturday, December 4th at Star Hill Ranch 

Hosted by the Austin Fly Anglers’ this event bring the best of central Texas fly fishing with local food and drink vendors, casting and cooking classes, fly tying, and live music. Fun for the whole family, kids 16 and under are free! Book your tickets now!

The fly shop in Round Rock will remain open for those not attending the expo. 

FLY TYING NIGHT
Wednesday, December 8th, 7:00 – 9:00 P.M. at Living Waters Fly Fishing

Fly Tying Night is broken up into two groups – Beginner and Roundtable. We eat dinner at Pok-E-Jo’s BBQ in Round Rock at 6:00 PM, then meet back at Living Waters at 7:00 PM for fly tying. For beginner tiers, we supply everything you need – materials, vise/tools, and instruction – to learn a fly pattern which will introduce you to a specific skill necessary for continuing your tying journey. Intermediate/Advanced tiers, we provide the space to learn and fellowship with other local tiers. For now, there will be no official “Fly of the Night.” Please bring your own vise, tools, and materials for freestyle tying. 

6:00 P.M. – Doors Close / Dinner @ Pok-E-Jo’s BBQ
7:00 P.M. – Doors Re-Open / Fly Tying Night
Beginner Fly #1: Johnson’s BC Streamer
Intermediate Fly: N/A – Freestyle Tying
9:00 P.M. – Doors Close

FLY SHOP CHRISTMAS PARTY
Saturday, December 11th at Living Waters Fly Fishing 

Every year, we ring in the Christmas season with a festive shopping event! Drinks and hors d’oeuvres will be served throughout the day as you shop, and for every $10 you spend, you’ll receive a FREE raffle ticket to place in the prize drawing of your choice! 

DRAWING DETAILS:
Here’s how it works: For every $10 that you spend in the shop on December 11th (this applies to phone orders, gift cards, and all in-store purchases), you will receive a raffle ticket to place in the drawing of your choice! We will draw the winning tickets Monday morning (12/13). YOU DO NOT NEED TO BE PRESENT TO WIN!!! Come see us or call in an order on Saturday to possibly win big! Call the shop at (512) 828-3474 if you have any questions.
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2021 Christmas Prize Drawings:
1. Full Day Guide Trip for 2 Anglers – $525 value
2. Sitka Apex Pack and Accessory bundle – $300 value
3. Whiting Farms Mystery Hackle – $??? value
4. Three Scientific Angler Lines of Your Choice – Up to a $390 value
5. Scott Sector 8’4″ 8wt paired with a matching Ross Animas 7/8 Reel – $1,405 value
6. Smith Optics Sunglasses of choice – up to $260 value
7. Abel Vaya 7/8 Reel – $645 value
8. Dyna-King Kingfisher Pedestal Vise – $260 value
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FLY TYING NIGHT
Wednesday, December 15th, 7:00 – 9:00 P.M. at Living Waters Fly Fishing

Fly Tying Night is broken up into two groups – Beginner and Roundtable. We eat dinner at Pok-E-Jo’s BBQ in Round Rock at 6:00 PM, then meet back at Living Waters at 7:00 PM for fly tying. For beginner tiers, we supply everything you need – materials, vise/tools, and instruction – to learn a fly pattern which will introduce you to a specific skill necessary for continuing your tying journey. Intermediate/Advanced tiers, we provide the space to learn and fellowship with other local tiers. For now, there will be no official “Fly of the Night.” Please bring your own vise, tools, and materials for freestyle tying. 

6:00 P.M. – Doors Close / Dinner @ Pok-E-Jo’s BBQ
7:00 P.M. – Doors Re-Open / Fly Tying Night
Beginner Fly #2: Foam Beetle
Intermediate Fly: N/A – Freestyle Tying
9:00 P.M. – Doors Close

NO FLY TYING
Wednesday, December 22nd

FLY SHOP CLOSED
Friday, December 24th – Sunday, December 26th

FLY TYING NIGHT
Wednesday, December 29th, 7:00 – 9:00 P.M. at Living Waters Fly Fishing

Fly Tying Night is broken up into two groups – Beginner and Roundtable. We eat dinner at Pok-E-Jo’s BBQ in Round Rock at 6:00 PM, then meet back at Living Waters at 7:00 PM for fly tying. For beginner tiers, we supply everything you need – materials, vise/tools, and instruction – to learn a fly pattern which will introduce you to a specific skill necessary for continuing your tying journey. Intermediate/Advanced tiers, we provide the space to learn and fellowship with other local tiers. For now, there will be no official “Fly of the Night.” Please bring your own vise, tools, and materials for freestyle tying. 

6:00 P.M. – Doors Close / Dinner @ Pok-E-Jo’s BBQ
7:00 P.M. – Doors Re-Open / Fly Tying Night
Beginner Fly #3: Woolly Bugger
Intermediate Fly: N/A – Freestyle Tying
9:00 P.M. – Doors Close

FLY SHOP CLOSED
Friday, December 31st – Sunday, January 2nd

 

JANUARY EVENTS


FLY TYING NIGHT
Wednesday, January 5th, 7:00 – 9:00 P.M. at Living Waters Fly Fishing

Fly Tying Night is broken up into two groups – Beginner, Intermediate, and Roundtable. We eat dinner at Pok-E-Jo’s BBQ in Round Rock at 6:00 PM, then meet back at Living Waters at 7:00 PM for fly tying. For beginner tyers, we supply everything you need – materials, vise/tools, and instruction – to learn a fly pattern which will introduce you to a specific skill necessary for continuing your tying journey. Intermediate tyers, each month we will focus on a specific technique to help you advance your fly tying skill set. We will provide the materials and instruction, but please bring your own vise and tools. 

6:00 P.M. – Doors Close / Dinner @ Pok-E-Jo’s BBQ
7:00 P.M. – Doors Re-Open / Fly Tying Night
Beginner Fly #4: Elk Hair Caddis
Intermediate Skill: Tying with Soft Hackle
9:00 P.M. – Doors Close

INTRODUCTION TO FLY FISHING (REGISTRATION REQUIRED)
Saturday, January 8th at Living Waters Fly Fishing 

 

Join us for this FREE comprehensive introduction to the fundamentals of fly fishing! All necessary equipment is provided; just bring a notebook and pen.

10:00 – 11:30 / 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! This portion of class will take place outside, so please dress for the weather. 

11:30 – 1:00 / 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 will discuss the uses and advantages of different fly line tapers and demonstrate the knots you need to get rigged up and ready to fish!

Lunch Break 
We are located just off Main Street in Downtown Round Rock and a short walk from many local eateries. Our favorites include 
Slapbox PizzaLiberty BarbequeRecuerdo’s Tex-Mex, and Luna’s Taco’s.

2:00 – 3:30 / Local Hot Spots 
Learn where, how, and when to fish our local hot spots, including techniques, river access, and fly selection for each body of water!

FLY TYING NIGHT
Wednesday, January 12th, 7:00 – 9:00 P.M. at Living Waters Fly Fishing

Fly Tying Night is broken up into two groups – Beginner, Intermediate, and Roundtable. We eat dinner at Pok-E-Jo’s BBQ in Round Rock at 6:00 PM, then meet back at Living Waters at 7:00 PM for fly tying. For beginner tyers, we supply everything you need – materials, vise/tools, and instruction – to learn a fly pattern which will introduce you to a specific skill necessary for continuing your tying journey. Intermediate tyers, each month we will focus on a specific technique to help you advance your fly tying skill set. We will provide the materials and instruction, but please bring your own vise and tools. 

6:00 P.M. – Doors Close / Dinner @ Pok-E-Jo’s BBQ
7:00 P.M. – Doors Re-Open / Fly Tying Night
Beginner Fly #1: Johnson’s BC Streamer
Intermediate Skill: Tying with Soft Hackle
9:00 P.M. – Doors Close

FLY TYING NIGHT
Wednesday, January 19th, 7:00 – 9:00 P.M. at Living Waters Fly Fishing

Fly Tying Night is broken up into two groups – Beginner, Intermediate, and Roundtable. We eat dinner at Pok-E-Jo’s BBQ in Round Rock at 6:00 PM, then meet back at Living Waters at 7:00 PM for fly tying. For beginner tyers, we supply everything you need – materials, vise/tools, and instruction – to learn a fly pattern which will introduce you to a specific skill necessary for continuing your tying journey. Intermediate tyers, each month we will focus on a specific technique to help you advance your fly tying skill set. We will provide the materials and instruction, but please bring your own vise and tools. 

6:00 P.M. – Doors Close / Dinner @ Pok-E-Jo’s BBQ
7:00 P.M. – Doors Re-Open / Fly Tying Night
Beginner Fly #2: Foam Beetle
Intermediate Skill: Tying with Soft Hackle
9:00 P.M. – Doors Close

FLY FISHING THE WESTERN HILL COUNTRY with Kevin Hutchison
Saturday, January 22nd, 10:00 A.M. at Living Waters Fly Fishing

Most of us have fished the “Big” name rivers in the Hill Country. The San Marcos, Llano, Blanco, Lower Colorado and the Guadalupe, but how many of you have ventured out into the
Western Hill Country and explored the Smaller rivers it has to offer? In this presentation Kevin Hutchison, author of “Fly Fishing the Texas Hill Country” Fourth Edition, Owner of Hill Country
Flyfishers and 29 year Hill Country guide, will take us off the beaten path to some of the undiscovered gems in the Western Hill Country. The Medina, Nueces, Sabinal and San Saba Rivers will all be discussed in detail. Fishing conditions and most important, access points will be covered as well as some of Kevin’s more “offbeat” places to visit! This is a golden opportunity to learn
about new water close to home! 

FLY TYING NIGHT
Wednesday, December 26th, 7:00 – 9:00 P.M. at Living Waters Fly Fishing

Fly Tying Night is broken up into two groups – Beginner, Intermediate, and Roundtable. We eat dinner at Pok-E-Jo’s BBQ in Round Rock at 6:00 PM, then meet back at Living Waters at 7:00 PM for fly tying. For beginner tyers, we supply everything you need – materials, vise/tools, and instruction – to learn a fly pattern which will introduce you to a specific skill necessary for continuing your tying journey. Intermediate tyers, each month we will focus on a specific technique to help you advance your fly tying skill set. We will provide the materials and instruction, but please bring your own vise and tools. 

6:00 P.M. – Doors Close / Dinner @ Pok-E-Jo’s BBQ
7:00 P.M. – Doors Re-Open / Fly Tying Night
Beginner Fly #3: Woolly Bugger
Intermediate Skill: Tying with Soft Hackle
9:00 P.M. – Doors Close

ON THE JOB with Alli Hatten, TPWD Game Warden
Saturday, January 29th, 10:00 A.M. at Living Waters Fly Fishing

Have you ever floated the Devil’s River at night? As a Texas Game Warden, Alli Hatten does so regularly as she runs kayak patrol on one of Texas’ premier fly fishing destinations! And when she isn’t safeguarding the Texas border, she provides search-and-rescue support after hurricanes and other destructive weather events. We are very excited to host Alli at the fly shop and to hear about her amazing adventures on the job!