Category: "Bass Flies"

Doug McKnight and the Sasquatch - 18:12

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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.

RECIPE:

  • Hook: 4x-6x long Streamer hook
  • Thread: UTC 140
  • Eyes: Lead Dumbbell eyes
  • Tail: Brown and Burnt Umber Marabou
  • Legs: Tan speckled rubber legs
  • Body: Woodchuck Hair spun into a loop of Med. gauge wire


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Steve Potter Dahlberg Rabbit Strip Diver - 18:49

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For the last ten years, Steve has demonstrated his fly tying skills in Oregon,
Idaho, Montana and California at Federation of Fly Fishing events. He has
tied at the International sportsman's Expositions in Sacramento, San Mateo
and Pleasanton, California. Steve has also tied at the Fly Fishing Show in
San Rafael, California.

Steve enjoys fly fishing the California Delta for Largemouth and Striped
Bass. He also takes pleasure in fishing the neighboring Sierra's for
various species of trout. He is a member of the Tracy Fly Fishers, enjoying
the club functions, speakers and the camaraderie of its members. He is a
proud member of the Whiting and Daiichi Pro Teams.

Recipe:
Hook: Daichi 2546 2/0 ----------------- Buy on Amazon
Thread: Gx2 Gudebrod----------------- Buy on Amazon
Tail: Rabbit Strip ----------------------- Buy on Amazon
Flank: Pearl Krystal Flash ------------- Buy on Amazon
Body: Rabbit Strip ---------------------- Buy on Amazon
Head: Dyed Deer Hair (2 colors) ----- Buy on Amazon
Eyes: Studded Doll eyes --------------- Buy on Amazon

Tools
Scissors ----------------------------------- Buy on Amazon
Head Cement----------------------------- Buy on Amazon
Bobbin ------------------------------------ Buy on Amazon
Goop -------------------------------------- Buy on Amazon

Willy Self: Willy's Squirrel Cray - 9:28

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Similar to the Willy's UV Cray from two weeks ago but significantly different as well.

Willy discovered his passion for fly fishing at the early age of six. Shortly thereafter, he began tying his own flies for trout, salmon steelhead, and shad. Willy found his love of lake fishing early and has continued to fish stillwaters, becoming known far and wide for his expertise and knowledge. He has fished all over northern California, Idaho, and Montana. From famous blue ribbon trout rivers to high mountain lakes and reservoirs, from farm ponds to the big lakes, Willy has guided for over twenty years in Montana and Yellowstone National Park. Willy has continued to develop his fly tying skills and is currently a signature tyer for Brookside Flies out of Denver, Co. He is the Assistant Manager of Montana Troutfitters of Bozeman. He uses any number of Echo fly rods to ply his craft, including our spey and switch rods and is currently working on the new design of Airflo fly lines for special presentation on lakes. Spey casting may be a new approach for lake fishermen in the US, but in Europe it is a common practice allowing for long distant casts from the shoreline.

RECIPE;

  • dia-riki 285 #10-6
  • anteni - flexi-floss & orange marabou
  • thin skin of your choice(lt olive fly spec used)
  • Squirrel stripped zonker color of choice.
  • Hen soft hackle(choice)
  • Medium wire or magic stretch
  • Lt olive dubbing or color of choice.

Willy Self Willy's UV Cray - 11:06

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Willy discovered his passion for fly fishing at the early age of six. Shortly thereafter, he began tying his own flies for trout, salmon steelhead, and shad. Willy found his love of lake fishing early and has continued to fish stillwaters, becoming known far and wide for his expertise and knowledge. He has fished all over northern California, Idaho, and Montana. From famous blue ribbon trout rivers to high mountain lakes and reservoirs, from farm ponds to the big lakes, Willy has guided for over twenty years in Montana and Yellowstone National Park. Willy has continued to develop his fly tying skills and is currently a signature tyer for Brookside Flies out of Denver, Co. He is the Assistant Manager of Montana Troutfitters of Bozeman. He uses any number of Echo fly rods to ply his craft, including our spey and switch rods and is currently working on the new design of Airflo fly lines for special presentation on lakes. Spey casting may be a new approach for lake fishermen in the US, but in Europe it is a common practice allowing for long distant casts from the shoreline.

RECIPE:

  • Hook: size#8 dia-riki 280
  • Thread: olive thread 3/0 mono
  • Ribbing: black flexy floss
  • Underbody: orange marabou
  • Body: mottled olive and black flake(slither skin)soon to be on thw market.
  • Dubbing: Light olive u.v.dudding
  • Pincers: slither cone skin cut pinchers
  • Hackle: olive grizzley hen saddle hackle
  • .05mm stretch magic

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