Back to All Events

District Angling Grand Opening Spring Fiesta

  • District Angling 2105 North Pollard Street Arlington, VA, 22207 United States (map)

District Angling Grand Opening Spring Fiesta

Join us Saturday April 14th for our grand opening event to kick off the spring fishing season at our brick & mortar retail shop in the Cherrydale neighborhood of Arlington, VA.  We'll be celebrating with product sampling, tying instruction, casting competitions, food and drink, sales promotions from select vendors, and we'll end the event with great door prizes.  Trust us when we say this is the event you don't want to miss - here's a glimpse of what's in store:

 

shad1.jpg

It's SHADurday!

We'll kick the BIG day off by beginning our Saturday Seminars - alternating Saturdays we invite you to come learn about your craft with us.  This weekend, learn how to tie flies for our nation's founding fish - American and Hickory shad (10am-12pm)

emmett.jpg

Winston, Loomis, & TFO Rod Demos

Casting starts around 11am in our parking lot - learn about and demo an R.L. Winston or G. Loomis rod.  After you demo each brand, fill out a free raffle ticket to win one! (One entry per person per brand.)

linestack.jpg

Fly line Trade In

Bring ONE old fly fishing line in and receive a $20 discount on a new Scientific Anglers line of choice (One promotion per customer)

_MG_0007.jpg

Umpqua Fly Prizes

Check out the latest Umpqua Feather Merchant flies, boxes, and other goods and get a raffle ticket to win assorted UPG boxes and fly assortments.

HOWL_Electric.jpg

Howler Bros. Promo

Buy any Howler Bros. item in our store and get a free promo hat with every purchase (One per customer, while supplies last.)

IMG_6100.JPG

Abel & Ross Giveaway

Meet the Abel and Ross Reels rep and learn about their production process and enter for a chance to win a Ross Colorado LT reel or Abel nippers.

Korkers_Greenback.jpg

Korkers Giveaway

Learn about what makes Korkers a durable and incredibly versatile boot, plus get a chance to win a Greenback Boot!

BraggEuro.jpg

Learn Euro Nymph Techniques

TFO pro staff member Joe Bragg breaks down Euro nymphing techniques and will show you how to consistently catch more fish.  Demo the new TFO Drift convertible rod and enter for a chance to take one home!

sweetwater420.jpg

Food And Drink

50 pounds of pulled pork sandwiches from EcoFriendly Foods, 6 feet of Italian sandwiches from A. Litteri, 20 dozen wings from First Down Sports Bar, tons of sides, and delicious suds from SweetWater Brewing.

IMG_6479.jpg

Slap A Sticker On Our Doors

Starting at noon, we'll be decorating our office and bathroom doors in the shop.  Bring in an awesome sticker from another shop to slap on the doors and we'll give you one of our stickers along with an Umpqua bottle opener, tucked neatly into a free drink koozy.

Roadie20IceBlue.png

Win A Yeti Roadie 20

We'll be stocking Yeti hard and soft coolers, drinkware, and accessories starting next week.  Come check out the catalog, and preorder ANY Yeti hard or soft cooler or District Angling branded Yeti drinkware and receive a chance to win a Roadie 20.

CostaHilary.jpg

Costa Sunglass Giveaway

Come see our collection of Costa Del Mar sunglasses and try on your your favorite style for a chance to win any pair of glasses from their fishing collection.


This is a one day only event, and we're excited to share our shop with you.  Come by and see what we have to offer, and what we've built with YOUR help.  This shop doesn't exist without our customers, and we're committed to making our flyshop the BEST flyshop you've ever been to - for product, service, and great times.

Later Event: April 18
Sage On The Water Tour