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April 2019 Meeting

Hello Tyers,
Our next meeting will be at the Issaquah Library Administration Bldg. on Saturday , April 20th  starting at 9:00am. Breakfast at the Egg & Us Cafe at 8:00 am. 
BTW… a great meeting in March with a lot of enthusiasm and interaction.
Please mark your calendar for May 18th and 19th…. Many of you wanted Jeff Dickey so we are truly honored for him to come back. Bring your list of questions !!!
This is a don’t miss event !!!!
I will decide on dinners for Jeff while he is here and will have a sign up sheet at the April meeting !
 Also ,Paul Little will present in October for our first meeting of the 2019-2020 season. We are still negotiating on the date according to Linda…most likely the 3rd week of October as it stands now.

Tying Fairs in the queue:
Ellensburg Fly Fishing fair, May 3rd and 4th, 2019  Working Today for Tomorrow

For the meeting we will be tying the Black Rover (Veniard)… photo and description from Dave Carne book

February 2019 Meeting

Hello Tyers,
Our next meeting will be at the Fall City Firehouse on Saturday , February 23rd,  starting at 9:00am. Breakfast at the Raging River Cafe at 8:00. 

 Great meeting last weekend. A lot of improvement and passion !!!!
 ” thumb” drives available of presentations by noted guest tyers. Please contact our librarian Dareld Thompson to check one out and don’t forget the books !!! You should have the library list so use it !!!

We are scheduling Paul Little for the first week or last week of October…Stay tuned
If you are going to Albany…Todd Yorke’s foodfest starts around 5:30 on Saturday the 9th. BYOB !!! Also, cash donations are welcome for the Salem food bank

His address: 
Todd Yorke590 Ben Vista Dr SSalem, Oregon
Tying Fairs in the queue:

NW Fly Expo in Albany, March 8th and 9th, 2019.NW Fly Tyer & Fly Fishing Expo – March 9 – 10, 2019

NIFFE in Lewiston,Idaho, March 14th – 17th, 2019  North ID Fly Fishing Expo (NIFFE) – Kelly Creek Flycasters, Inc.

Ellensburg Fly Fishing fair, May 3rd and 4th, 2019  Working Today for Tomorrow
ASFI 2020….Norway…June 26th thru 28th, 2020 ASFI – 2020

Smooth as Silk,
Dr Rock


Thunder and Lightning Irish
Thunder and Lightning Irish

January 2019 Meeting

Hello Tyers,

Our next meeting will be at the FALL CITY FIREHALL in FALL CITY on Saturday , January 19th starting at 9:00am. Breakfast at the Raging River Cafe, Fall City at 8:00.

Another Great meeting last weekend. Raised a little money for our next guest tyer !!!

Reminds me, that we have ” thumb” drives available of presentations by noted guest tyers. Please contact our librarian Dareld Thompson to check one out.

Tying Fairs in the queue:

NW Fly Expo in Albany, March 8th and 9th, 2019.

NIFFE in Lewiston,Idaho, March 14th – 17th, 2019 North ID Fly Fishing Expo (NIFFE) – Kelly Creek Flycasters, Inc.

Ellensburg Fly Fishing fair, May 3rd and 4th, 2019 Working Today for Tomorrow

ASFI 2020….Norway…June 26th thru 28th, 2020 ASFI – 2020

Our next fly to tie: Harlequin

http://asfi-expo.com/norway/

March 2018 Meeting

Hello Tyers,

 
Our next meeting will be at The Issaquah Library Administration Bldg. on Saturday , March 17th, 2018  starting at 9:00am. Breakfast at the Egg and Us at 8:00
 
For those attending the Albany show. Don’t forget Todd’s get together on Saturday March 10th atarting around 6:30. BYOB.  590 Ben Vista Drive, Salem ,Oregon.
 
Other meetings:
 
Ellensburg, Fly Fair  , May 4th and 5th  2018 Fly Tyers
 
ASFI 2018 MIRAMICHI,NB JUNE JUNE 22,23,24   Atlantic Salmon Fly International
 
North Idaho Fly Show in Lewiston, May 11th and 12th.    North ID Fly Fishing Expo (NIFFE) – Kelly Creek Flycasters, Inc.
 
 
ANNOUNCEMENTS: Dareld Thompson is organizing the library.I will be sending out email a list itemizing its contents. Please contact Dareld if you need anything so he can bring down to the meeting. it’s too much to transport the library to each meeting. 
 
Thanks so much Dareld!!
 
Smooth as silk,
 
Rocky
 
 
Tyers, we will be tying Harry Lemire’s Lady Carolyn’s Black Dog. When everthing settled I was not able to find it in Harry’s collection but I did have a photo that Harry sent me in the past.
So if the materials are not exact….please “don’t bust my chops”
 
Also I will include details of the BLACKER #1 ,at the tail end of this email, that we will be tying April. It is a complex fly and requires time to procure materials so I wanted to give you a heads up.
 
 
LADY CAROLYN’S BLACK DOG
 
TIP: SILVER OVAL
TAG: CLARET SILK
TAIL: CREST AND BLACK IC (OR SUB)
BUTT: BLACK OSTRICH
BODY: RICH YELLOW SILK
RIB: EMBOSSED SILVER
HACKLE:  BLACK SPEY TYPE HACKLE
UNDERWING: JC AND RED HACKLE TIP
WING: BLACK,YELLOW,RED DYED TURKEY, AMHERST. GP CREST
SIDES; PEACOCK HERL
CHEEK; PEACOCK FAMEL FEATHER /
HEAD:  BLACK OSTRICH
 

Black Dog

EPSON MFP image

EPSON MFP image

EPSON MFP image

EPSON MFP image

March 2017 Meeting

Hi Tyers,
 
Our last meeting with Alberto was one of the best meetings I’ve been to. I’ve received many positive responses to the meeting. I hope the “juices” are flowing and so good to see such great participation.
 
Our next meeting will be at The Issaquah Library Administration Bldg. on Saturday , March 18th starting at 9:00am. Breakfast at the Egg and Us at 8:00
 
Our next fly will be the Embers:
 

Embers

April 2016 Meeting

Hi Tyers,

Our next meeting will be at The Issaquah Library Administration Bldg. on Saturday April 16th  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 just around the corner. If you want to be a sponsor or know of a potential sponsor for  the event, please contact Megan.
I must add that Megan all by herself procured a substantial grant from the City of Renton !!!  Awesome , and I congratulate you on this endeavor ….Kudos !!
Also, I will have Ghillie assignment of duties for ASFI 2016 at the March 19th meeting for your perusal.
Next IFFF tying meeting: Ellensburg Show  April 29th and 30th,2016 ….. and if you can handle Hot wings be there Thursday evening  !!!
The fly for the next meeting is one by Mikko Stenberg posted on his website  Fly Tying Archive
The Francis Francis’s No 1 for The Suir
RECIPE:
Tag: silver tinsel and orange-yellow floss
Tail: sprigs of bastard bustard and ibis
Butt: black ostrich
Body: red plum-coloured floss
Rib: silver twist
Hackle: light orange hackle, argus pheasant hackle at shoulder
Wing: a good bunch of green peacock herl, with strips of brown turkey with dun points mixed, one topping over all
Head: Black
Hook: No. 5

Francis Francis’s No 1 for The Suir

Francis Francis’s No 1 for The Suir

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