September 2017 Newsletter

September 2017 Newsletter

Vol. 9 Num. 2 September 2017
Editorial3
President's Report4
Calendar5
Outing Report - Cathie Creek, August 27th
6
Sponsors
9
Social Secretary's Report10
Community Engagement
10
Monthly Meeting Report - August 9th
12
Vice President's Assessment of His Performance
12
Fly Tie Night - August 15th13
Microbeads in Our Waterways and Oceans14
Moon Phases and Fishing14
Who's Who in the Zoo15
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Red Tag

Tying instructions: Diptera.co.uk, Mustad,
The Fly Tyers Bible, pp. 36-37

Throughout Australia the Red Tag is excellent fished to surface feeding trout in rivers or still water (it is also a must-have for herring!). The fly is a half imitator and half attractor; the red tag, the peacock herl and to some extent the brown hackle attracting the fish.

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August 2017 Newsletter

August 2017 Newsletter

Editorial3
President's Report4
Calendar5
Outing Report - Ellenborough, July 29th6
Club Supporters9
Social Secretary's Report10
Community Engagement10
AGM Report, July 15th11
Fly Tie Night - "Streamer", July 12th16
The Christmas Bendeich Fly-tying tool raffle18
RISE Film Festival19
Carp Control Virus Update20
Randwick Compulsory Lifejacket Law20
Who's Who in the Zoo21
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Black Tadpole

Source: The Fly Tyers Bible, p.188-89.

Designed by Terry Griffiths and Peter Gathercole in the 1960s, the Tadpole takes the use of turkey marabou for highly mobile wings and tails to it’s logical conclusion. The Tadpole’s tail is highly mobile and much longer than its body, giving it plenty of movement in still water.

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