Monthly Archives: November 2021

December 2021 Meeting

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 

November 2021 Meeting

Tyers –

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. 

Steve Brocco
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. 
Throat: Jay
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