Workshop Patterns – 5th September 2019

The focus for this workshop will be Stillwater patterns and in particular, three lures.

THUNDER CREEK LURE

Hook:  Size 8, Long shank 
Thread:   Red  
Body:   Flat Silver Tinsel
Rib:  Oval Silver Tinsel  
Wing:  Natural Bucktail
Eyes:  Epoxy Stick-on (Optional)

JACK FROST
An attractor, streamer style pattern
Hook: Size 8, Long shank   
Thread: Black or White
Body:  White wool wound over a polythene sheet
Tail: Red wool
Wings: White marabou hackles, red cock hackle & white cock hackle
Head:  Black or White Thread

ZONKER

Hook: Size 8, Long shank
Thread: Black  
Body: Black chenille 
Rib:  Oval silver tinsel
Wing: Zonker strip in a colour of your choice
Head: Black thread

Workshop Patterns – 22nd August 2019

We’ll be tying three patterns in our workshop on 22nd August 2019. These are as follows:

FALSE HARES EAR SPIDER

A variation of the hares lug and plover
Hook:  Size 12 
Thread:   Brown 
Body:   Fox Squirrel body fur
Rib:  Fine gold wire or waxed  yellow thread 
Hackle:  Golden Pheasant wing covert (you can use a game hackle as a sub if needed)

DADDY LONG LEGS 
Daddy Long Legs
A detached body daddy by the late EJ (Ted) Malone
Hook: Size 10 or 12   
Body:  Cock Pheasant tail fibres 
Wings: Brown or grey cock hackle fibres
Legs:   Knotted cock pheasant tail fibres
hackle:  Brown or grey cock

GREY DUSTER
Grey Duster
This fly works very well on our local River Dane.
Hook: Size 12  
Thread: Black or Brown 
Body: Grey rabbit fur 
Hackle:  Badger cock