The flies are as follows:
Novice Class – Green Longhorn sedge pupa
Open Class – Royal Coachman.
The dressings are as follows:
LonghornSedge. Wet fly.
Hook. size 10/12/14 can use sedge type pattern if you wish
Thread. Brown 8/0
Body. Green fibres from felt patch dubbed on. Thicker abdomen towards the end of the fly..
Rib. Oval gold tinsel – fine
Horns. Two cock pheasant centre tail fibres tied sloping to the rear – twice length of hook shank.
Hackle. Brown partridge – 2 turns.
Build up a good head on the fly.
Royal Coachman: Wet fly.
Hook. Size 10 heavyweight pattern – B175
Thread. Black 8/0
Tail. Golden pheasant tippet
Body. Peacock herl/red fluoro floss/peacock herl
Beard hackle. Red Game cock or hen
Wing. White duck wing quills paired.
Materials for the night will be provided to make it fair for everyone. Good luck, get practicing and make this a well supported event please.