Category: "Red Fish"

Doug McKnight Whisper Shrimp - 11:30

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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

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RECIPE:

  • Hook: Std. Saltwater #1/0-8
  • Thread: UTC 140 color to suit
  • Tail: Tan craft fur or Polar fiber, orange pearl crystal flash
  • Antennae: Long strands of Black Pearl crystal flash, white spanflex colored with pink, tan sharpie markers
  • Eyes: Shrimp/crab eyes
  • Claws: Pair of rooster neck hackles
  • Hackle: large rooster neck hackle for collar
  • Body: Antron crystal chenille, tan

James Warren Gurgler - 12:53

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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.

Recipe:

  • Hook: Stainless Steel 1/0
  • Thread: Gray 3/0
  • Tail: Equal parts white and gray Ice Fur or similar product (ep fibers, fishhair, ect). Tie in with darker color in the dorsal position.
  • Body: Pearl Cactus chenille or similar. Webby grizzly hackle palmered up body, longest hackle to the front.
  • Head: Gray 1/8” fly foam

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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.

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: 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. 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: 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

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