Monthly Archives: November 2017

NWASFG Meeting, Saturday November 25th, 2017

Hello Tyers,

Our meeting will be at The Issaquah Library Administration Bldg. on Saturday , November 25th starting at 9:00am. Breakfast at the Egg and Us at 8:00. We will be tying the Elchies Fancy,…see below

Dues remain the same $40 and can be brought to the meeting or mailed to Steve Brocco. Also, if you need a nametag please contact Steve

Please bring excess materials for the grab box and for raffle at the Decmber 18th meeting….Some of you have cleaned your tying desks (hopefully). Nick Riggs is in charge of grab box and Kristin Macy in charge of raffle items.

We do have some future meeting dates arranged already !!! Kind of nice to plan ahead…Thank you Dr. Brocco.

December 16th in Issaquah

January 20th and 21st ,2018 we will be having Jin Woo Lee as our special guest !!! This will be great…He ties such ” wicked” salmon flies for fishing !!! I, personally can’t wait.
We will be in Issaquah on the 20th and most likely at the Fall City Fire Department on Saturday when Jin visits.

Future shows to plan for

NW Fly tying Expo in Albany …..March 9th and 10th, 2018 Northwest Fly Tyer and Fly Fishing Expo

Washington Fly Fair in Ellensburg …..May 5th and 6th ?

ASFI 2018 in Miramichi, New Brunswick, Canada…..June 22nd, 23rd, and 24th , 2018 …….Atlantic Salmon Fly International

The Fly : Elchies Fancy….a spey fly similar to Pitcroy’s Fancy

TAG: Gold tinsel
TAIL: Golden pheasant crest
BUTT: Red wool
BODY: Silver flat tinsel
RIB: Silver oval tinsel
HACKLE: Grey heron , blue earred pheasant or grey spey hackle sub
THROAT: Teal
UNDERWING: white tipped turkey or mottled brown turkey with light tips
WING: Strands ? of golden pheasant red sword feather, blue and yellow swan or dyed turkey, green parrot, GP topping
SIDE: Jungle Cock
HEAD: Red wool

Elchies Fancy