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Doug McKnight and the Deer Hair Slider - 21:37

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Doug Mcknight plays with deer hair in this multipurpose topwater 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:

  • Thread: Flat Wax Nylon
  • Eyes: Doll Eyes
  • Tail: 4-6 Saddle eyes
  • Body: Spun Deer Hair trimmed to Bullet Shape
  • Weed Guard: Heavy Mono

Dave McKee: Caicos Critter - 10:20

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Writer and outfitter Dave McKee of Dave McKee Flyfishing, LLC out of Bozeman, MT is tying his Caicos Critter for us today. Though specializes in both trout and carp fishing in SW Montana as well as being an Umpqua signature tier, this fly is a bonefish fly. He also writes a weekly outdoors column for the Bozeman Daily Chronicle, and he's developed his own line of cork strike indicators "the McKee Cork Indicator" which can be found in Umpqua Feather Merchant's Catalogue.

You can learn more about Dave at davemckeeflyfishing.com.

This week Dave is tying his Caicos Critter pattern.

RECIPE:

  • Hook: SKII3H #2-#4
  • Thread: Pink Flatwax Nylon
  • Tail: Barred Pumpkin Rubberlegs - nymph
  • Dubbing: UV Ice Dub or Hairs Ear
  • Eyes: Black Bead Chain
  • Wing: Gator Hair - tan; Red Fox body; UV Pearl Krystal Flash
  • Legs: Sili Legs barred Pumpkin - nymph

James Warren's Pink Sail Fish Fly -20:19

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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 Pink Sailfish Fly is simple and cheap and worth a watch.


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Recipe:

  • Hook: Owner AKI 6/0 (two hooks)
  • Thread: Red "B26 Fly"
  • Eyes: 1/2" Silver Prismatic Stick on
  • Body: Pink Schaden
  • Thorax: Pink Marabou
  • Overwing and Head: 3/4" Foam popper head/w Pink Prismatic Tape

Doug McKnight ER Crab - 10:15

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Doug Mcknight is a Livingston, Montana based Fly Tyer, Guide, Artist,
and is a regular contributor to the weekly fly. He is a fly designer
for Umpqua feather merchants, and his website is
www.bigwaterstudio.com.

Recipe:

  • Hook: TMC 811s ----------------------------------------------------------- Buy on Amazon
  • thread: Chartruese UTC 140 -------------------------------------------- Buy on Amazon
  • Eyes: Lead Dumbell ------------------------------------------------------ Buy on Amazon
  • Tail: Marabou, rooster neck hackles, krystal flash ------------------ Buy on Amazon
  • legs: Natural color rubber legs, colored w/ Sharpie markers ----- Buy on Amazon
  • Body: Furry foam split in half, glues together with Zap Goo ------ Buy on Amazon

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