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MFFC Activities Meeting with Peter Albertson Featured Tyer

November 17 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm


Activity Meeting- with featured tyer Peter Albertson! Come Join Peter Albertson as featured tyer, tying Griffith’s Gnat, Woolly Bugger, and the Red and White Hackle Fly.

Griffith’s Gnat and Variations: Peacock Midge, Lead wing Coachman, Diving Caddis

Reference:    The Art of Tying

Flies, John Van Vliet. Designing Trout Flies, Gary Borger

Hook:             Dry 18-28…or one that you can see!

Thread:          Olive or black 6/0

Rib:                 Fine gold wire wrapper over body

Body:              Peacock herl

Hackle:           Grizzly palmered over body

Leadwing Coachman: hook wet 6-16, tip – fine gold flat tinsel, body-peacock herl, hackle – brown hen, trimmed close to b

ody, wing – gray duck quill segments. Peacock Midge: Hook Dry 14-18, tail – grizzly or red hackle fibers. Diving Caddis: wet 10-16, thread match body – peacock herl with fine gold wire rib, Wing – Sparkle yarn, legs – pheasant tail barbs throat.


Woolly Bugger and Variations – Crystal Bugger and Egg-Sucking Leech

Reference:     The Orvis Guide to The Essential American Flies, p. 149-155.

Hook:              4X long streamer, 2-12

Thread:           3/0 Black

Weight:           Non-lead, size based upon depth fished

Tail:                 Bunches of black marabou

Body:              Dark sparkly material, or dubbing or yarn; black or dark green

Hackle:           Black hackle palmered through body

Tunghead:     Black tungsten or brass cone

Leech:            Hot orange thread, Head – two wraps of bright chenille,

Tail:                 Black marabou and black saddle hackle


Red and White Hackle Fly:

Reference:     Fishing For Bass, Lefty’s Little Library of Fly Fishing

Hook:              4X long streamer, 2-12, +-

Thread:           Red…any

Hackle:           Red, white saddle or other

Tail:                 White saddle feathers and pearl Flashabou or Crystal Flash


Topic: MFFC Activity Mtg 11/17

Time: Nov 17, 2021 07:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)


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November 17
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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