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Capital City Fly Fishers

2011 Fly Patterns

NOTE: Fly pattern schedule is subject to change pending availability of fly tier/instructor.

January 6
Rubber Body Bullcat
Tier/Instructor:  John Walther
Cold and warmwater pattern

Hook:  2 or 3x streamer size 12
Bead: Gold
Thread:  6/0 black
Shellback:  Rubber band
Hackle:  Black

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January 13
3 Ants
Tier/Instructor: John Walther
Coldwater pattern

Hook:  Size 12 scud style
Thread:  8/0 Blackl
Body:  2 mm brown craft foam, 1/16 or 1/32 brown foam cylinders, or medium brown ultra chenille

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January 27
Walther Cicada
Tier/Instructor:  John Walther
Cold and warmwater pattern

Hook:  Mustad 3366 size 6
Thread:  6/0 black
Body:  2mm black craft foam
Underwing:  Pearl crystal flash
Overwing:  Black deer tail
Eyes:  1/16 or 1/32 orangeround foam
Legs:  black medium round rubber
Strike Indicator:  2mm orange craft foam

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February 10
Madam X
Tier/Instructor:  John Walther
Cold and warmwater pattern

Hook:  TMC 200R style size 8
Thread: 6/0 yellow
Underbody:  yellow thread
Body:  Natural deer body hair
Legs:  Round rubber medium
**Bring a hair stacker if you have one**
**John will also be giving a brief talk about hackle**

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February 10
Articulated Baitfish
Tier/Instructor:  John Walther
Cold and warmwater pattern

Hook:  Mustad 3366 size 6
Thread:  6/0 White
Body:  Palmer chenille pearl medium
Weight:  round lead or lead-free wire
Other:  Red, green, and black sharpie markers for coloring the body

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Fly tying will be at Hy-Vee in their meeting room. We will be tying flies for Casting For Recovery. All materials provided.

February 24
Prince Nymph
Tier/Instructor:  Chris Gates
Coldwater pattern

Hook:  Streamer style 3x long size 12
Head:  Gold bead
Tail:  Natural grey goose biots
Rib:  Small gold wire
Body:  Peacock herl
Wing:  Round rubber medium

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March 3
Foam Beetle
Tier/Instructor:  Jim Farthing
Cold and warmwater pattern

Hook:  Size 12 dry fly
Thread:  8/0 black
Body:  Peacock herl
Legs:  Small or fine round rubber
Strike Indicator:  2mm white or yellow foam

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March 3
Original Crackleback
Tier/Instructor:  Jim Farthing
Cold or warmwater pattern

Hook:  Size 10 dry fly
Thread:  6/0 or 8/0 light olive, light yellow, or black
Overbody:  Peacock herl
Body:  Light olive dubbing, or light olive dyed quill
Hackle:  Furnace

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March 10
Adams Dry Fly
Tier/Instructor:  John Walther
Coldwater pattern

Hook:  Standard dry fly size 14
Thread:  8/0 Grey
Tail:  Moose body hair
Body:  Adams grey superfine dubbing
Hackel:  Brown and grizzly
Wings:  Grizzly dry fly hackle tips

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