Fly Tying Mondays Resume on December 5th.

We will get another season rolling on Monday December 4th at TC Outfitters. From 7 pm to 9 pm.

...new members are always welcome.

A box full of flies!

A box full of flies!
...and fly fishers

Monday, March 16, 2009

Monday March 16th, 2009

Hi Everybody!

Tonight was the final tying session of the year. Bob and Willy led the group in the final two patterns of the season. Willy's lake nymph has paid off big time at Ironside Pond and local caddis patterns, especially the X-caddis are a must have in your river/lake fly box.

Willy leading tonight's group.

Lake Nymph (similar to a damsel pattern)
Hook: size 10 Mustad 9671 nymph hook
Tail: Green marabou with some green crystal flash
Body: Green rabbit with some green ice dub added in
Rib: Green flashabou
Shellback: Brown raffia
Thorax: green rabbit with a webby white hackle palmered through

X-caddis
Hook:Standard dry fly size 14
Trailing Shuck: tan z-lon (or antron, try an amber color)
Body: tan phentex
Wing: Deer hair

Elk Hair Caddis
Body is dark tan superfine dubbing (Wapsi)

Elk Hair Caddis
Hook: Standard size 14 dry fly hook
Trailing Shuck: tan z-lon
Body: orange phentex
Hackle: brown
Wing: Deer hair

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