Wednesday, March 28, 2018

April 2018 Meeting

Note the Date Change

Due to the floor being redone at the facility, we need to move the date of the get together to Monday, April 2…

Dave McCants will tie this time and will tie the following flies, BWO cripple/emerger one light one dark, aka Quigley Cripple or something close to that that he uses on the Rogue River, quite successfully. 

Patterns are as follows and the photos are also below:

Light version - 
Hook -Daiichi 1180 size 14 -16,
Thread - Gordon Griffiths 14/0 gray,
Tails - 3-4 gray ostrich as long as hook shank,
Rib - 6/0 uni black or similar thread,
Abdomen - Mad River Beaver Dubbing BWO Gray,
Forward wing - very light to dun deer hair that is very fine,
Hackle - Light to med dun, three to four turns,
Head - tying thread whip finished with head cement.



Dark version:

Hook -Daiichi 1130 size 14 -16,
Thread - Gordon Griffiths 14/0 gray,
Tails - 3-4 gray ostrich as long as hook shank,
Rib - 6/0 uni black or similar thread,
Abdomen - Superfine Blue Winged Olive,
Forward wing - dun to dark deer with good light and dark tip that is very fine,
Hackle - Brown or medium furnace, three to four turns,
Head - tying thread whip finished with head cement.




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