• Baby Rainbow Streamer Dec. 2015 Fly Of The Month

                                                     FLY OF THE MONTH                                        Baby Rainbow Streamer Hook:  Size #10 Daiichi 1260 streamer hook. Tying thread:   Red thread. Bead:  1/8” multi hued rainbow bead. Tail:  Two dun saddle hackles (I get them off a dry fly neck). Body:  Metallic embroidery thread – a mixture of green, bronze, gold. Lateral line/side […]

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  • Fly Of The Month “Rainbow Warrior” Nov. 2015

    FLY OF THE MONTH Rainbow Warrior (and variation Dragon Warrior)   Rainbow_Warrior: Dragon-Warrior   Hook:  Tiemco 2487  Size #14-#20. Tying thread:   Red 8/0 or UTC 70. Bead:  Rainbow bead, glass bead, or bead of choice. Tail:   Pheasant tail fibers. Body:  Pearl mylar tinsel, flashabou, or ribbon. (Black halographic tinsel for the Dragon Warrior). Thorax:  Rainbow […]

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  • Slumpbuster – A streamer by John Barr October 2015

          FLY OF THE MONTH October 2015 Paul Dinice – Slumpbuster – A streamer by John Barr  Hook:  TMC 5262 Size #2-#10. Tying thread:   3/0 olive Monocord. Cone:  Silver or gold, brass or tungsten sized to match hook size. Weight:   Lead wire, sized to hook. Rib:  Brassie sized chartreuse ultra-wire. Body:   Silver Body […]

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  • Euro Jig Pheasant Tail Dec. 2014

    Paul Dinice – December 2014 Fly of the Month Hook:  Jig Hook Size #10-#18.  I use Allen Fly Fishing J100 BL hooks. Tying thread:   UTC 70 denier Black or brown. Bead:  Black tungsten bead. Tail:  Cul de leon feather fibers. Abdomen:  Pheasant Tail fibers. Rib:   Copper Ultra-wire ‘brassie’ sized wire. Hot Spot:  UV Hot Orange […]

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  • Small Fry

    Paul Dinice –  November Fly of the Month Small Fry Salt Water Version Hook:  Mustad 34077 or similar – size to match forage fish (Pictured is tied onSize 4 hook). Thread:  Mono, 3/0 thread, flat waxed nylon, or Fly Master Plus, with color to match wing. Belly(underwing):  White buck tail. Flash:  A few strands of holographic […]

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  • Missing Link Caddis

    Paul Dinice – October 2014 Fly of the Month Hook:  Size #15-#17 Tiemco 102Y.  Tying thread:   Uni-Thread 8/0 in camel. Abdomen:  Thread. Rib:   Single strand of pearl Flasabou or Krystal Flash. Abdomen Coating:  Softex, Flexcement, or Hard As Nails. Dubbing Ball:  Peacock Ice Dub. Downwings:  Dun Z-lon. Upwing:  Elk or coastal deer hair with dark […]

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  • Torrey’s Bead Head Hares Ear Caddis

    Paul Dinice – September 2014 Fly of the Month Hook:  Tiemco 2487  or Scud hook of choice Size #12-#18.  Tying thread:   Black or brown. Bead:  Copper colored tungsten bead. Abdomen/Body:  70% Hare’s Ear (sheared from mask), mixed with 10% gray squirrel, mixed with 10% Hare’s Ear Antron dubbing, and mixed with 10% assorted Ice Dub/Prism […]

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  • HFFA Camp Out

    HFFA ANNUAL CAMPOUT Housatonic Meadows State Campground  Friday May 30st, Saturday May 31st and Sun. June 1st     Rain or Shine By popular demand we bring you the “Annual Campout”. This year dates are May 30st, 31st and June 1st . We will reserve sites in the upper area for club activities, site #53 and 54. […]

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  • HFFA ANNUAL CAMPOUT

    Housatonic Meadows State Campground             Friday May 30st, Saturday May 31st and Sun. June 1st    Rain or Shine By popular demand we bring you the “Annual Campout”. This year dates are May 30st, 31st and June 1st . We will reserve sites in the upper area for club activities, site #53 and 54. Everyone is welcome, […]

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  • Improved Clouser Minnow

    Paul Dinice – June 2014   Fly of the Month     Hook:  Mustad 34077 or similar – size to match forage fish. Thread:  Mono, 3/0 thread, flat waxed nylon, or Fly Master Plus, with color to match wing. Eyes:  Dumbells – red with black eyes or white with black eyes. Belly:  Pearl Bill’s Body Braid […]

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  • Iced Cases Caddis

    Paul Dinice – May Fly of the Month Hook:  Daiichi 1550 or nymph hook of choice Size #12-#18. Tying thread:   Uni 8/0 in olive. Bead:  Black tungsten bead to match the size of the hook. Abdomen:  Peacock Ice Dub. Rib:   Small copper wire. Thorax:  Insect green Superfine Dubbing – or insect green/chartreuse Ice Dub – […]

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  • The Trickster

    Paul Dinice – April Fly of the Month Hook:  Owner 5311-133 Red Finish 3/0 or Mustad 34007ss 4/0 Thread:  Monofilament, fine. Eyes:  Chartreuse Bead Chain, Medium. Body:  Rainbow Flash-a-bou under white super hair, under SF Shrimp Flash Blend, under SF Olive Flash Blend, under 5-6 strands of peacock herl.  (This is also a great pattern […]

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