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OSLC Men's Fly Fishing Ministry

Do to issues obtaining a monthly meeting place, any fly tying lessons will be posted on the blog and emailed out to the distribution list.
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For the upcoming fly tying sessions, the pattern and material list will be posted here for
your information and preparation.

Bring what tools and materials you have,
try to buy all the materials that are listed below that you can,
and we will try to provide what we can of what you may be missing.


Two Popular Go To Saltwater Flies for May 2011


CHUM BABY
ChumBaby
Material List:
  • Hook: Daiichi 2546 Size 6 Saltwater Hook.
  • Thread: 6/0 black or olive or red or white (gauge to match hook size)
  • Cone head: Brass, small (3/16 inch) for size 6 hook
  • Body: Silver tinsel or Silver body braid
  • Wing: Two Pieces. Underwing, Four strands of pearl crystal flash; Overwing, grey squirrel tail
  • Thorax/Head: Spirit River, Peacock Herl Lite Brite, dubbed behind the cone head.
  • SNOT DART
    SnotDart
    Material List:

  • Hook: Daiichi 2546 Size 6 Saltwater Hook.
  • Thread: 6/0 black or olive or red or white (gauge to match hook size)
  • Cone head: Brass, small (3/16 inch) for size 6 hook
  • Tail: Tan marabou
  • Rib: Copper wire
  • Body: Orange Floss
  • Thorax/Head: Hareline, Orange Ice Dub, dubbed behind the cone head.
  • Hook Comparison⁄Brand Cross Reference Charts

    Fly Hook Comparison Chart
    Hook Comparison Chart
    GFF Hook Comparison Chart
    The Flyfishing Connection Hook Comparison Chart
    Salmon and Steelhead Hooks Comparison Chart

    Click here for Fly Tying Terms or Fly Name Abbreviations

    BEAD or CONE TO HOOK SIZE:

  • 1/16= Size 20
  • 5/64= Size 18
  • 3/32= Size 16
  • 7/64= Size 14
  • 1/8= Size 12
  • 5/32= Size 10 & 8
  • 3/16= Size 4 & 6
  • 7/32= Size 4
  • 1/4= Size 2
  • Here are some links to websites with great fly tying patterns, material lists, and great pictorial and written instructions.

    Outdoor Fun: A Guide to Fishing (Thank you Mary for recommending this website - a great resource!)

    Fly Fishing Resource Guide (Thank you Lily for recommending this website - a great resource!)

    Hipwader.com O'Reilly's Fly Tying Patterns

    Hipwader.com O'Reilly's Fly Tying On Line Fly Tying Course

    Fly Angler's OnLine (See the Left Menu for the Fly Tying Link)

    Clouser Minnow Tying Instructions

    Zonker Minnow Tying Instructions

    Fly Craft Angling

    Westfly

    TheFlyBench.com

    Fly Fishers Republic

    Salmonfly.net
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    Last Updated: 22-July-2013 2015 hrs