United Fly Tyers of Rhode Island, Inc.
This Month's Flies
Bill's Table: Lou Taboury's Snake Fly
Glen's Table: Salt water bucktail
Burt's Table: Tonyen Nymph
Hook: Heavy nymph hook 20 to 10 (bigger for large mouth bass !)
Body: Dubbing or thin chenille, bright orange or bright green
Veil: Pearl Krystal flash
Head: Herl (peacock or black ostrich)
Ron's Table: Fly Brooches
Tim's Table: Gary LaFontaine's Deep Sparkle Pupae
Hook: #14-18 Caddis
Thread: To match underbody.
Overbody: Sparkle yarn.
Underbody: Half sparkle yarn and half fur and peacock herl
Wing: Deer hair.
Head: Gold bead and Dubbed fur or wrapped marabou fibers.
Glen will be tying salt water bucktails for early season stripers. No particular pattern. Bring 3/0 or 6/0 thread in either yellow, white, olive or any color you wish.
Hook: 2/0 Mustad 3407 or similar
Thread: GSP or similar (140 denier or more)
Tail: Bucktail base - white
Saddles: white long "flatwing" type saddles, or Ostrich Herl-White, Pearl Flashabou
Head: Deer belly hair - white
Dorsal: Strung marabou - white
Eyes: Stick-on 3D 5/32" eyes
GlueHead Cement or Loctite Super Glue
Special Tools: Double-edged razor blades; Hair packer
Ron will have several fly patterns for you to use to make a brooch-- see examples to left.
Scott's Table: The Leprechaun
Hook: Size 12-14 2XL streamer/nymph hook
Thread: Black or dark colored thread
Wire: I prefer thin wire in either copper or gold, but silver can be used as well
Abdomen/thorax: Ginger or barred ginger cape, Peacock herl
Tail: deer body hair
Underwing: crystal flash in tan, brown or root beer