For the December meeting as requested by Mark and Don we will tie a fly that is reflective of the season: This is “King Christmas” a freestyle fly that appeared in a Dick Talleur 1992 calendar. The meeting will be at 9:00am on the 11th. Also attached is the Teams link. I hope you all have a wonderful thanksgiving.
Tip and Tag: Silver oval and gold silk
Tail: A topping and kingfisher
Butt: Red wool
Body: 1/3 silver floss, 2/3 red floss
Ribs: flat silver and silver twist
Hackle – White
Throat – Grizzly or Guinea dyed red
Underwing – Amherst tippets
Wing – red, yellow, green, white, bustard with peacock over and a topping.
Side – summer duck
Cheek – Jungle Cock
Head – red
Our meeting for November will be the 20th at 9:00 am
We will be all tying together, rather than having someone present. We will be tying The Queen of Spring: Please get your dues paid to Steve or Megan ($40.00) if you haven’t already.
36515 SE 56th Street
Fall City, Wa.
You can also use PayPal if you prefer using Megan Brocco’s account, see below.
Tag: Silver twist and canary silk
Tail: A topping and summer duck
Butt: Black ostrich herl
Ribs: Gold lace and silver tinsel
Body: Silver tinsel and black silk in equal sections.
Main Wing: Tippet, Amherst pheasant and golden pheasant tail, grey mallard, swan dyed canary, red and light blue, mallard above and two toppings over all.
Sides: Jungle Cock
Cheeks: Blue chatterer
Horns: Blue macaw
Radencich’s Classic Salmon Fly Patterns has an excellent example of the Queen of Spring tied by Byron. I could not take a picture from the book that would do Byron’s work justice.
Here is another example from the web