Spinning Deer Hair

Spinning Deer Hair

Properly spinning and shave-shaping deer hair is one of the most challenging in fly tying, but the fish attracting successes of patterns utilising it make it an imperative to learn “how”.

Patterns using the spun deer hair technique are generally large and also fairly involved, which tends to intimidate many tyers.

The are numerous instructional videos available on YouTube.

May 2018 Newsletter

May 2018 Newsletter

Vol. 9 Num. 11 May 2018
Editorial - "The Roo with the Jacket on", a true yarn3
President's Message4
Calendar5
Thank You, Supporters!6
Outings Report - Settlement Point, April 22nd7
Social Secretary Report9
Community Engagement9
Outings Report - Snowy Mountains, April 30th - May 5th10
What's Happening in Tony's Garage11
Monthly Meeting Report - April 11th12
Is Eating Fish Bad for You?13
Who's Who in the Zoo14

Knot Terminology

We are often trying to learn new knots for fishing, boating or just around the home. Here is a short list of some knot terminology used at times when describing knotting or rope parts in general. One term we often come across for instance is the “standing end”. Now you will definitely know what a standing end is – if you didn’t already.