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Doug McKnight Crimp - 13:25

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Doug puts the weight on in this heave multi purpose fly. Livingston tier and guide Doug McKnight hails originally from Pensylvania, 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 

 

RECIPE:

  • Hook: Std. Saltwater #2-6
  • Thread: UTC 140 color to suit
  • Weight: Lead or bead chain eyes to suit
  • Eyes: glass bead on #16 mono, dipped in epoxy
  • Tail: craft fur, spanflex, krystal flash
  • Body: sparkle yarn, colors to suit
  • Wing: craft fur, krystal flash
  • Legs: spanflex
  • Weed guard: 12-16# hard mono

Boots Allen My My Shrimp - 13:15 -Y

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Boots Allen is a third generation guide and outfitter from Western Wyoming. Over the last 18 years, he has had the opportunity to fish and guide at destinations around the world, including Argentina, Russia, Mongolia, Kazakhstan, Costa Rica, British Columbia, and the streams of the Rocky Mountain West. He has penned numerous articles for fly fishing magazines such as Fly Tyer, The Fly Fishing and Tying Journal, The Drake, and Sports Afield. Boots has used his creations at the fly tying vise for a variety of game fish including taimen, pike, lenok, sea-run brown trout, steelhead, pacific salmon, snook, roosterfish, redfish, and almost every imaginable species of trout.

Recipe:

  • Hook: Dai-Riki 135, Size 8-12
  • Thread: Clear, fine monochord
  • Eyes: Black dumbbell eyes, size to match hook
  • Antennae: Pearlescent Silli Legs
  • Body: Pearl Diamond Braid
  • Hackle: White
  • Shellback: White or tan Scud Skin
  • Ribbing: Fine black wire

Also see other flies by Boots.

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