Stanislaus Fly Fishers

A Charter Club of fly Fishers International and Member Northern California Council of Fly Fishers International


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Fly of the Month

     The Smokejumper is a neat little emerger pattern using a CDC puff for the emergent wing. It can be tied in various sizes and colors to suit your needs. This is Tim Flagler’s BWO emerger pattern.


Hook: Fulling Mill 5065 barbless Czech Nymph.
Thread: UTC 70 Denier, yellow olive.
Rib: Ultra wire, extra-small, silver.
Wing case: CDC puff, light dun.
Thorax: Peacock herl



Fly Tying Class 

      SFF offers a Beginning Fly Tying class.  Students will learn to tie five flies that will develop the basic skills that are the foundation for tyers. All tools are provided. Class is limited to six persons to maintain a low teacher-to-student ratio. Stay tuned for when tghe next class is announced. Cost is $75 per student. Contact Mike Hewitt at: 

Fly Tying Night

       Coming May 13th! 6:30-9:00 pm. We’re planning to have a drop-in fly tying night at Food Fix, 938 11th Street Modesto. This will be a non-structured, tie-what-you-want event just to have an opportunity to be among friends and share some flies, lies, ideas, and tips. Beginning in June the monthly tying night will be held on the 3rd Monday of each month beginning at 6:30 pm.

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