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Doug McKnight Deer Hair Popper - 23:59

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Doug puts the weight on in this heave multi purpose fly.

Livingston tier and guide Doug McKnight hails originally from Pennsylvania, but now lives in Livingston, MT. He is currently a fly designer for Umpqua Feather Merchants and also creates beautiful display flies in custom shadow boxes.

If you would like to learn more about Doug's custom work you can reach him at dougmfish406@gmail.com or by calling him at George Anderson's Yellowstone Angler at (406) 222-7130.

Recipe:

  • Hook: Bass bug hook, or standard saltwater hook.
  • Thread: Flat waxed nylon white
  • Tail: 3 or four pairs of wide webby Rooster neck hackle, white, brown, yellow dyed grizzly, crystal flash
  • Head/Body: Deer belly Hair white; Deer body hair, brown, Black
  • Legs: 3 or 4 medium round rubber legs yellow
  • Eyes: Medium doll eyes
  • Weedguard: 20# hard mono

Additional notes: coat front of popper with a flexible adhesive like clear Silicone, it makes the popper make more noise and "pop" better.

Josh Stanish: Corn Fed Prince Nymph - 8:50

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Josh Stanish is a tyer from Bozeman, MT. Find out more about Josh by going to Biggie's Bugs or to www.montanatroutchasers.com

Josh grew up in the mountains of Colorado and watched a world class resort grow from the ground up. His passion for fishing got started at a young age when his father would take him camping in the flat top wilderness. When he was about 10 he found an old spin/flyfish combo rod and headed to the river. He has been completely consumed with the sport ever since. Upon graduating High School he headed north to the great state of Montana. He attended college between his days on the Madison, Yellowstone and Gallatin Rivers.

Recipe

  • Hook: 2x Long Nymph Hook # 2-6
  • Bead: 1/4" Spirit River Brite Beads
  • weight: Size .030 lead wire
  • Thread: Flat wax nylon (Black)
  • Tail: Brown Goose Biots
  • Body: Ice Dub Chenille (Black)
  • Collar: Brown Schapplen
  • Wings; White Goose Biots

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James Warren: Billfish Popper - 15:32

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James Warren has been tying commercially since he was 12 years old. He has guided for 9 years and fished all over the world. His Billfish Popper pattern is simple and cheap and worth a watch.

Recipe:
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  • Hook: Owner AKI 6/0 (two hooks)
  • Eyes: 1/2" Silver Prismatic Stick on
  • Tail: Yellow, Chartreuse, Turquoise, Green Griz Schlappen
  • Head: Foam Cylendar, Gold Tape, Pantone Markers

KC's Stonefly - 9:59

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Kieran Frye has been tying flies since 1981. He is an award winning tyer, including the 1994 Mustad Scandinavian Open held in Oslo, Norway. Many of Kieran's patterns were developed during his days afield in his home state of Pennsylvania.

Recipe:

  • Hook: Mustad Curved Nymph
  • Thread: Uni 6/0 color to match natural
  • Weight: Lead Free .025 wrapped around hook, smashed flat
  • Rib: Silver Wire
  • Tail: Goose Biots
  • Body: Dubbing to match natural
  • Thorax: Loop Dubbed Rabbit
  • Wing: Turkey Quill
  • Antennae: Fibers from the wing case

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