Thursday, 22 December 2011

Thursday 22nd

A big thankyou to all who atttended ! A handful of killers tied tonight.
First up.
 A balloon caddis turks tarantula hybrid
Hook: caddis longshank.
Tail: Golden pheasant tippets
Body: Haresear
balloon : white craft foam
wing: Deerhair
legs: Rubber strand  from bungeee chord.


Prince nymph (variant)
Hook: size 10 or 12 with a bead
Tail: Brown or black goose biots
wing: white goose biots.
Rib: Gold or copper wire
Body: peacock herl
collar: peacock glister

nb: the original a stonefly nymph imitation had  a furnace hackle at the head.

Elk Hair Caddis

hook :B170 size 12
rib: gold wire
Body : any coloured dubbing typically green yellow , haresear, black.
hackle: (optional) brown -palmered
Wing: Elk

 Not a specific pattern but a general purpose, i will however list the materials ive used for purposes of the accompanied photograph, but the body materials are of personal preferance and the tailing can be microfibbets , hackle fibres, moose main etc.

Hook: Medium or light wire Size 10-14
Tail: Coq de leon
body: Brown turkey biot
Wing : Deer hair
Thorax: Haresear.