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NWASFG meeting, Saturday May 20th, 2017

Hello Tyers,

Our next meeting will be at The Issaquah Library Administration Bldg. on Saturday , May 20th starting at 9:00am. Breakfast at the Egg and Us at 8:00
 
Please attend, it will be our last meeting until October. We will be awarding the “ most improved Tyer Plate”.
 
The Fly for the next meeting will be Blacker’s “ A Beautiful specimen of a Gaudy Fly” . I’m using Mike Radencich’s photo and description from his book.
 
Smooth as silk,
 
Rocky
 
 
 

NWASFG Meeting, Saturday April 15th, 2017

Hello Tyers,

Our next meeting will be at The Issaquah Library Administration Bldg. on Saturday , April 15th starting at 9:00am. Breakfast at the Egg and Us at 8:00
 
The fly we will be tying is from the new book “ Farlows Salmon Flies”. Please read and interpret in your own way. It is a little different in construction but seems interesting.
 
 
 
Other News:
 
Ellensburg Fly Fair May 5th and 6th, 2017
 
IFFF National Meeting in Livingston, Montana. August 3rd thru 5th, 2017
 
Our final meeting will be May 20th, 2017
 
 
Smooth as Silk,
 
 
Rock

January 2017 Meeting

Hi Tyers,
 
Great meeting last time. Good to see many of you again and despite the weather a very good turnout.
 
Our next meeting will be at The Issaquah Library Administration Bldg. on Saturday , January 21st  starting at 9:00am.  Breakfast location is still undecided. I’m leaving that up to Kristin since Issaquah Cafe cannot fill our needs.
 
Please bring your $40.00 dues to the meeting and give to Steve Brocco. Checks should be made out to NWASFG.
 
We will be tying the Notion ala John Olschewsky :
 
The pattern recipe is slightly different than photo….woodcock vs wood duck

Notion

“Notion” tied by John Olschewsky
 
 
Other News,
 
If you are going to Albany…the chili feed will be at Todd Yorke’s on Saturday  march 11th.
 
Also, The February meeting will feature Alberto Calozari from Italy. He will be tying and discussing all things Blacker.
 
Smooth as Silk,
 
Rocky

December 2016 Meeting

Great meeting last time with 25 present !!!

Our next meeting will be at The Fall City Firehouse on Saturday , December 17th starting at 9:00am. Breakfast at the Roadhouse restaurant at 8:00am

Please bring your $40.00 dues to the meeting and give to Steve Brocco. Checks should be made out to NWASFG. We will finalize our roster after the next meeting.

We will be tying one of Albert Cohen’s Unnamed flies from the cover of Judith Dunham’s book.

RECIPE:

HOOK: 6/0 Sunday 1x-long
TAG: Silver twist and yellow floss
TAIL: GP crest, red goose,and teal
BUTT: Black ostrich
BODY: Yellow, orange, ruby,and blue floss
RIB: Flat Silver tinsel and silver lace
HACKLE: Red Saddle
THROAT: Blue Saddle
WINGS: Underwing of Argus pheasant wing, yellow and red hackle. Outer Wing of blue, yellow, and red goose, bustard, and argus
SIDES: Jungle cock and teal
CHEEKS: Indian Crow
TOPPING: G.P. Crest
HORMS: Red macaw
HEAD: Black

Other News:

NW Fly Expo…Albany, Oregon meeting March 10th-11th, 2017. Chili fedd at Todd Yorke’s on Saturday the 11th.

Washington Fly Fair….. Ellensburg Washington…May 5th-6th.,2017

IFFF…Livinston, Montana at Park High School….August 1st- 5th, 2017

If you are interested in the Mop Fly please contact contact Aaron Culley or Hunter Bachand….They are the masters !!!

See you soon,(that means you Glenn)

Smooth as Silk,

Rocky

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October 2016 Meeting

Hi Tyers,

Hope you all had an eventful and pleasant summer and are looking towards throwing some thread at “ The Classics”

Our first meeting of the 2016-2017 season will be at The Issaquah Library Administration Bldg. on Saturday , October 15th starting at 9:00am. Breakfast at the Issaquah Cafe at 8:00.

Please bring your $40.00 dues to the meeting and give to Steve Brocco. Checks should be made out to NWASFG.

We will be tying the Hallidale (Halladale) Eagle…

If you are interested in more eagle patterns go to: Dunt

The information below is From Collin Innes Website

Hallidale Eagle

William Murdoch – 27th Feb, 1886, “Salmon and Trout Fishing in the highlands of Scotland (VIII),” Fishing Gazette

Tag: Silver twist with yellow floss.
Tail: A topping, widgeon, and green and red parrot.
Butt: Black ostrich
Body: Three-fifths light yellow and two-fifths red orange fur, all well picked out.
Ribbed: Double oval tinsel (silver).
Hackle: Down of the Golden Eagle dyed a bright yellow – from red orange fur.
Throat: Guinea Fowl.
Wing: Two tippets extending to tag; red and yellow swan and pheasant’s tail; jungle on either side – full length of wing; gold colour mohair on top, and topping over all.
Cheeks: Jungle.
Head: Black wool, or varnished.

The Yellow Eagle is a fly widely and favorably known, as almost wherever it has been tried it has proved to be a “killer.” Cast on a discolored or high running it is very effective on the best rivers in the far north, as also on the Spey, the Don, and the Aberdeenshire Dee. Pattern of the Halladale Eagle (above described) received from Mr. John Alexander Dunbar, gun and fishing tackle manufacturer, Oban, N.B.

See you soon,

Smooth as silk,

Rocky

May 2016 Meeting

Hi Tyers,

Our next meeting will be at The Issaquah Library Administration Bldg. on Saturday May14th starting at 9:00am. breakfast at the Issaquah Cafe at 8:00.

Other News;
If you have any items for the ASFI 2016 auction PLEASE bring them to next meeting !!! The event is upon us!!!
I will be emailing an attachment of a promotional poster for the ASFI event along with a couple of descriptive paragraphs for your website and or  Facebook page and share !!!  Get the word out!!!!
Also, I will have final Ghillie assignment of duties for ASFI 2016 at the March 19th meeting for your perusal and try to email it to you beforehand
Next IFFF tying meeting: Ellensburg Show  April 29th and 30th,2016
For our final meeting of the season we will be tying the Wilson. Photo by Glenn Wilson
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February Meeting

Hi Tyers,

Our next meeting will be at The Issaquah Library Administration Bldg. on Saturday February 13th  starting at 9:00am. breakfast at the Issaquah Cafe at 8:00.

Great meeting last time and would like to welcome our new member Chet Frost.
Other News:
Please get a hook from Byron if you intend to tie a Green Highlander for the ASFI Plate…..Also tie it according to Pryce Tannatt  recipe !!! All flies are due by March 15th for framing.
If you are going to Albany for the NW Fly Expo, Todd Yorke is going to have the Chili Feed again, on Friday March 11th around 6:30 . Thank you Todd !!!
Also, here is the link for Expo info:  Northwest Fly Tyer and Fly Fishing Expo
Todds address:
590 Ben Vista Dr S

Salem Oregon
United States
If you have any items for the ASFI 2016 auction or want to sponsor the event, please contact Jesse. If you want to or know of anybody who wants to sponsor the ASFI event please contact Megan or myself.
The fly for the next meeting, just because….BLUE JACKET ( Lemire, Harry)
HOOK: 3/0
TIP: Silver oval
TAG: Light blue
TAIL: Golden Pheasant crest and barred woodduck
Body: 2/3 flat silver tinsel,front 1/3 Black seal (generous)
RIB: Oval silver tinsel
UNDERWING: Vulturine  guinea elver
WING: Light Blue and Black dyed turkey, GP toping
CHEEK: Guinea
ROOF: Teal or pintail
THROAT: Light blue hackle
BLUE JACKET

BLUE JACKET

January 2016 Meeting

Hi Tyers,

Our next meeting will be at The Issaquah Library Administration Bldg. on Saturday January 16th starting at 9:00am. breakfast at the Issaquah Cafe at 8:00.

We will be tying The March Murderer.

Photograph and exquisite tie by Marcelo Maventano.

If you have any items for ASFI auction ….please bring them to meeting and give to Jesse.

NW FLY EXPO in Albany….March 11h and 12th

NIFFE Show in Lewiston….March 18th and 19th

Washington Fly fair…April 29th and 30th

Lastly, we are looking for a couple of exhibtors for the ASFI 2016….If you have any ideas please contact me.

Happy Holidays !!! and thank you for making this a family !!

Smooth as silk,

Dr Rock

The March Murderer

The March Murderer

The March Murderer

The March Murderer

December Meeting

Hi Tyers,

Our next meeting will be at The Issaquah Library Administration Bldg. on Saturday December 12th  starting at 9:00am. breakfast at the Issaquah Cafe at 8:00.

We will be tying The Game Keeper.
Please bring or pay your dues. I’ll be updating our roster after the meeting.
Invites have gone out for the tying shows in Albany, Lewiston, and Ellensburg. Be sure to get them in and try to hook up with fellow members to save on gas.If you are interested in tying at these shows….please contact me and I’ll get the info.
See you on the 12th !!!!
Smooth as silk !!!
Rock
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November Meeting

Thanks for the great turnout last Saturday !!!
Well, our next meeting will be November 21st at the King Library Administration Bldg. in Issaquah starting at 9:00am. Breakfast at the Issaquah Cafe at 8:00 if you want to indulge.
The Fly:  Orange Parson
Hook: 2/0 to 5/0
Tag:  Silver thread and lilac floss
Tail:  A topping and tippet in strands
Body:  Orange, silk,orange, scarlet, and fiery brown seal’s fur in equal sections
Hackle:  A lemon Hackle
Throat: Cock of the rock (orange hackle)
Wings: A pair of GP tippets  veiled with cock of the rock (or an orange feather as in photo), 2 or 3 toppings
Sides:  Barred wood duck
Cheeks: blue chatterer
Horns:  Blue and yellow macaw
Orange Parson by Marcelo Malventano
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Other NEWS:
Please pay your dues of $40.00 USD made out to NWASFG at the meeting and give to Steve Brocco  or mail to:
Steve Brocco
36515 SE 56th
Fall City WA 98024
United States of America