Wednesday, November 8, 2017

November Meeting

Southern Oregon Fly Tyers
Meeting on Tuesday, November 14, 2017
6:00 PM
8401 Old Stage Road, Gold Hill

This months demo tier will be Dan Kellogg

The Orange Partridge (from T.E. Pritt, 1886)
Wings: Hackled with a well-dappled feather from a Partridge's back.
Body: Orange silk (This refers to orange tying silk, rather than silk floss. Silk floss has more sheen, and tying silk is stronger).
Partridge and Orange (American)
Hooks: MUSR70, TMC3769, or DIA1550, sizes 10-14.
Thread: Orange (note: Very often tied with black thread, Orvis makes them that way) E.A.
Abdomen: Orange floss.
Thorax: Dubbed with hare's mask fur.
Hackle: Mottled gray Hungarian partridge tied on as a collar.