Category: "Doug McKnight"

Doug McKnight The Pig Pen Leech - 8:53

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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.

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RECIPE:

  • Bead: Black Brass eye
  • Hook: #6-12 2XL nymph hook
  • Thread: UTC140 color to suit
  • Tail: Burnt Orange and Brown Marabou, single strand of flashabou
  • Body: Gold Variant Rabbit fur from the hide twisted into a dubbing loop

Doug McKnight: Rasta Puff - 8:17

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Doug puts the weight on in this heavy 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.

Doug McKnight currently works for Yellow Dog Fly Fishing in Bozeman, MT when he's not fishing his local Montana rivers, working on his art projects, or out chasing birds on the Montana uplands.

RECIPE:

  • Hook: Std Saltwater #2-8
  • Thread: UTC 140 color to suit
  • Eyes: Bead chain
  • Wing: Polar fiber color to suit, spanflex, flash
  • Legs: spanflex, colored with permanent marker
  • Head: Antron Crystal chenille, color and size to suit

Doug McKnight: Slingblade Spoonfly - 17:55

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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. Doug began tying flies at age 9 under his father’s instruction along with a few instructional books. In 2003, Umpqua Feather Merchants signed him up as a signature fly tyer, and you can buy his unique fly patterns in fly shops around the world. In 2010, Fly Fisherman Magazine published a streamer- tying article written by Doug that was very well received. He continues to write for regional and national publications. Doug McKnight, in recent years, has been working on his fine art of oil paintings, pastels and pen and pencil drawings. Doug’s art is carefully rendered and his meticulous nature lends itself towards recreating beautiful and accurate images with emphasis on the angler’s world.

Doug works at Yellow Dog Fly Fishing in addition to his personal creative work.

If you would like to learn more about Doug's custom work you can reach him at dougmfish406@gmail.com or by contacting him at Doug McKnight's Big Water Studio

RECIPE:

  • Hook: Mustad #34011 stainless long shank #1/0-6
  • Thread: UTC 140 color to suit
  • Weight: .010-.025 lead wire
  • Eyes: black Laquer applied with a toothpick
  • Tail: Rabbit fur, flash, sili legs
  • Body: Brassie size ultra wire, epoxy, glitter, model paint; Epoxy turner is handy for this one

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.

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