A vintage Aussie pattern; hen rainbows have been known to throw their hotel room keys on stage when seen. A few changes to the original due to materials on hand – possum for black squirrel and rabbit for kangaroo in the wing.
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|“It Seems to Me” - Comments from A Life Member||6|
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|October Outing - National Garage Sale||15|
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The Sugar Cube Emerger, or suspender buzzer, is a fairly easy fly to tie using only a few materials but it’s very effective, especially on still water trout.
- Hook: Light weight curved hook like a Kamazan B100 or Tiemco 2487 in sizes 10-20
- Thread: Uni 8/0 or UTC 70 denier
- Tag: Flat gold, silver or pearl tinsel
- Rib: as tag
- Abdomen: Dubbing of your choice
- Thorax: As abdomen
- Head: Plastazote, or other high-density foam cut into a strip.
Part 1 – The Tools
A quick primer on the tools you’ll need if you want to start tying deer hair bugs for bass, pike and other predators. This video covers thread, essential tools and some optional extras. GSP Thread, heavy duty scissors, double edged razor blades, hair packers, leg pullers hair stackers, hot tip and the bend-a-blade.
“Life Matters” – ABC Radio National, Monday 13 August 2018
What can spending time in nature in search of wild trout teach us about ourselves, our mates and our relationship with the environment?
Master fly-fisher, scientist and storyteller Greg French talks about his passion for the wild, the friendships he has made through fishing and how concern for the environment is the driving force in his life.
You enter a store that specialises in fly rods. Your aim – to purchase your first fly rod. The store owner approaches and describes the brilliant fishing to be had in the mountain streams. “Wow”, you exclaim. “What rod would you recommend if I go up there?” “This is the rod for you”, he pronounces.
Most tying problems stem from two things:
Failure to properly plan the fly, and not knowing how to work with deer hair.