Meet Aaron Reed on his book tour in May and June in Central Texas in 2020!

Due to COVID-19 Gathering Restrictions, and in the interests of protecting the health of our communities, all of the events listed on this page are subject to cancellation. We will update this page with the most current information as to cancellations and new events.

Signed copies of Aaron’s book will be available for purchase at Living Waters Fly Fishing in Round Rock and online!
Signed copies are also available at ReelFly in Canyonlake!


On October 24th, 2020, Aaron Reed will be doing a book signing at the Living Waters Fly Fishing table at the Flies and Flame Expo in Bee Cave, Texas. The event is 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm. The Flies and Flame Expo is at the Star Hill Ranch located at 15000 Hamilton Pool Road in Bee Cave, TX. Tickets for this event are available here. This event was originally scheduled for May 2nd.

As of June 24th, the decision has been made to take the Texas Book Festival into the virtual realm. As soon as information is available, we will post information about virtual book signings for Aaron Reed. The Texas Book Festival is Saturday, November 7th and Sunday, November 8th.



On April 21, 2020, Aaron Reed will have some pre-publication books available for sale at the San Gabriel Fly Fishers meeting in San Gabriel Park in Georgetown, Texas. The event is 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm at the Boy Scout Hut.

On May 1, 2020, Aaron Reed will present a talk Guadalupe Bass Restoration and Legal Access Issues at the Texas Women Fly Fishers meeting at the Big Oak River Camp located four miles south of Camp Wood, Texas. Aaron’s presentation is 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm. Aaron will also be signing copies of his new book.

A party to celebrate the publication of Aaron’s first book was scheduled and planned to be held at the Mesquite Creek Outfitters in Georgetown, Texas on May 7th. But we are committed to reducing the spread of the COVID-19 virus as much as possible and have decided to cancel this party. We will be notifying everyone who has already made a reservation.

On May 16, 2020, Aaron Reed will be signing books and telling tall tales at the Tailwaters Fly Fishing Shop in Dallas, Texas from Noon to 5 pm. This is a special event with representatives from Patagonia, Sage and Redington. Beer and Crawfish will be served. The event is located at 1933 E Levee St., Dallas, TX 75207

On May 9, 2020, Aaron Reed will be signing books and presenting: “The Story Behind the Book, and How to Use It” at the Living Waters Fly Shop in Round Rock, Texas from 10 am to 12:00 pm. The address is 103 N Brown Street in Round Rock. Statement from Living Waters Fly Fishing:

We are treating this event as “postponed until further notice.” With current restrictions, we cannot run store events, but would still love to have a similar event once gathering limitations have been lifted.

On May 21, 2020, Aaron Reed will be at “meet-n-greet” starting at 5:30 pm at the Bayou City Anglers. Aaron will present “The Story Behind the Book, and How to Use It” from 6:30 to 7:30 pm followed by a book signing. The store is located at 3641 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77027.

On Saturday, June 6th, Aaron Reed will be signing books at the Lark & Owl Bookstore from 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm in downtown Georgetown. The store is located at 205 W. 6th Street Suite 101 in Georgetown, TX 78626. Refreshments will be served. (New event likely to be in September)

On June 18, 2020, Aaron Reed will present a talk, “The Lampasas: The Last Unspoiled Central Texas Stream?” at the Austin Fly Fishers meeting at the Northwest Recreation Center. This event is located at 2913 Northland Drive in Austin, TX 78757. Social hour starts at 6 pm. Aaron’s presentation starts at 7:00 pm.

On July 3, 2020, Aaron Reed will be doing a book signing and Q&A at Swan Point Landing located at 1723 Cherry Street, Suite 4, Rockport, Texas. Aaron’s presentation time will be 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm.

On December 12, 2020, Aaron Reed will be doing a book signing at 3:00 pm at the Book People bookstore in downtown Austin. Book People is located at 603 N. Lamar Blvd Austin, TX 78703.

We had expected that Aaron would have been a presenter and would have signed books at this summer’s American Fly Fishing Trade Association meeting in Denver. But the show has been postponed until 2021.

…Check back here for scheduled author events/signings/speaking engagements, or for new information about special fishing events, or Texas River Law updates.

See you on the river!

— Aaron Reed

A sampling of the scores of fly fishing shops and support organizations in the greater-Austin area!

Living Waters Fly Fishing
103 N Brown St, Round Rock, TX 78664

Orvis Austin
10000 Research Blvd Ste B04-B, Austin, TX 78759

Sportsman’s Finest
12434 Bee Caves Road, Austin. TX 78738

Expedition Outfitters

Mesquite Creek Outfitters
704 South Austin Avenue, Georgetown, TX

Texas Streams Coalition