The National Capital Chapter of Trout Unlimited, The Tidal Potomac Fly Rodders and CCA Maryland's Greater Washington Chapter are proud to present the first annual Tidal Potomac Slam fishing tournament. A multi-week event, compete for great prizes and bragging rights, while helping to support Friends of Fletcher’s Cove in its quest to restore the Cove and protect this unique urban fishing resource for generations to come.
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This year’s Cape Lookout Albacore Festival, the Crystal Coast’s premiere fly fishing and light tackle tournament/event is a three-day event and will be held on October 24th - 26th 2019. The festival aims to raise money for our cause and the veterans we serve. The first day is a private Healing Waters Day for Disabled Veterans followed by the Public Festival and Tournament on the second and third days. This year’s festival is full of prizes, auction items, music, food, and most importantly great fellowship. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to try your hand at some of the area’s finest fishing while helping to raise awareness and funds for our cause.
Join us Saturday April 13th from 11am thru 4pm for our 1-year anniversary 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, 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.
The Quantico and Fort Belvoir Programs of Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing will host their 6th Annual Fly Tying Marathon in the main gallery of the National Museum of the Marine Corps on Saturday March 30th, 2019 from 9am – 5pm. Flies created at the event will be distributed to programs across the nation for use at PHWFF fly fishing events throughout the year.
If you’re interested, space is limited so you must pre-register for the event by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tickets are $25 in advance when purchased online and can be picked up at the theatre on the night of the event at theater will call.
Tickets will also be available at the door on the night of the event for $30. Please note there are no tickets sold by F3T online for this event.
Doors open at 6:00 pm for dining and seating. The film starts promptly at 7:30 pm.
The Second Annual Fly Fishing Show brings together fly fishing enthusiasts and high quality fly fishing dealers for a day of tackle review and conversation. The Show has been set for March 17, 2018 from 9am to 4pm. Due to the large crowd that attended our first show, we have moved the show to Towson University’s Potomac Lounge. The University has easy access from Rt.95 and the Baltimore 695 beltway. The Potomac lounge is in the University Union and has ample free garage parking right next to the building.
“The Biggest Little Fishing Show” will be held on Saturday, February 16, 2019. This is their annual fundraiser for the Chapter’s conservation projects, annual Youth Conservation and Fishing Camp, Trout in the Classroom, Heritage Day (Kid’s Day fishing), Chapter operations, and stream restoration and cleanup. The Fishing Show will be held at the Fauquier County Fair Grounds.
Due to past river conditions in addition to the government shutdown, there is the potential for a complete loss of our fishing season this spring for a second consecutive year. Friends Of Fletcher's Cove needs volunteers, and we are reaching out to ask for help with an emergency cleanup. They're asking people to fill out a web form to get an idea of when people can help. We implore you to make time to participate and help keep access open to this historic fishery here in our nation's capital.
The Virginia Fly Fishing & Wine Festival is the largest event of its kind in the country and attracts fly anglers from across the United States and the Mid-Atlantic in particular. Nowhere else can anglers learn about the quiet sport in such a beginner-friendly environment.
The unique event combines fine wine tasting, microbrewery beer, live music, and everything you ever wanted to know about fly fishing but were afraid to ask.
Fall is here - as the days get shorter and temperatures drop, things start to kick into gear on the Great Lakes steelhead front. Come by the shop on Wednesday from 6-8pm for a presentation by District Angling travel and product expert and Steelhead Alley native, Brett McCrae, on upping your steelhead game.
We'll be serving Rust Belt staples - Buffalo wings and brews from Great Lakes Brewing.
Space is limited, so arrive early and have fun.
The Citizens of Cherrydale group has organized with the county and Arlington historians the importance of our store location in America’s fight for civil rights and equality. Our building was a Drug Fair lunch counter in the 50’s and 60’s, and there was a historic sit-in that took place in our building on June 9th, 1960…
The Family & Youth Casting Call (FYCC) is an annual FREE event hosted by the Department of Energy & Environment (DOEE), Fisheries & Wildlife Division. DOEE provides fishing instruction, supplies bait, and organizes volunteer fishing instructors to help youth participants learn the basics of fishing in a fun, supportive setting.
Join us for the 10th Annual 2-Fly Tournament at beautiful Rose River Farms to support Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing April 28th & 29th, 2018. The fun kicks off with dinner under the stars Saturday night, featuring top flight keynote speakers, a silent auction, and more. Sunday sees fly fishing tournament action - PHWFF participants from around the country compete, guided by industry professionals.
Sage's On The Water Tour begins its next leg here at District Angling in Arlington. Come by to talk all-things fly fishing, enjoy good food and cold refreshments, pick up some fly fishing tips, and for an all-around good time. Sage will have their '85 Westy with them, along with the full quiver of our new SALT HD and X rods, with Sage reels and RIO lines to match.
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
Spend a morning outdoors, giving back, and getting your hands dirty for clean water! Join Potomac Conservancy at Theodore Roosevelt Island as we say goodbye to winter and goodbye to trash polluting our local shores.