Winery hosts fly fishing fair

May 8, 2013 

— Waterbrook Winery will hosts its fifth annual Fly Fishing Day on May 18 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event will be held on the Waterbrook pond where casters of all abilities will gather and explore this time-honored Northwest tradition. The Waterbrook pond is stocked with rainbow trout. Admission is free to all and all ages are welcome, according to a Waterbrook Winery press release.

Festivities include fly-tying instruction, fly-casting classes, Dutch Oven campfire cooking by John Spain, and a little friendly competition led by the event sponsors, Walla Walla Fly Fishers club.

Members of the Walla Walla Fly Fishers club will answer questions, lead fly tying techniques instruction and hold casting lessons.

Troutwater Guide Service from Ellensburg and Cle Elum will be on site to help and talk about their guide service on many of their favorite local rivers and streams.

As in previous years, outdoorsman John Spain will cook an entire four-course meal over open campfires in Dutch Ovens—each dish made with Waterbrook wine. Tacos from chef Maria Carmona and wine tasting are available for purchase at Waterbrook’s tasting room which offers a large outdoor patio. Families are welcome at the tasting room.

Waterbrook Winery is located at 10518 West Highway 12, Walla Walla. For information call 509.522.1262 or visit

About Waterbrook Winery - Founded in 1984 in the heart of Walla Walla, Waterbrook is recognized for producing wines that truly exemplify the outstanding vineyard sources in the Columbia Valley. From vineyard to bottle, every detail of production is completed by a passionate team, led by winemaker John Freeman. With more than 100 critical ratings of Best Buys and 90+-point scores, these wines are made in a fruit-forward, food friendly style with wide consumer appeal. Learn more at Waterbrook is part of the Precept Wine family. More at

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