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.


  • Hook: Standard dry fly or emerger hook, size 10 to 16 —- Buy on Amazon
  • Thread: Black 6/0 or 8/0 ————————————— Buy on Amazon
  • Shuck: Brown ostrich herl ————————————– Buy on Amazon
  • Abdomen: Brown camel dubbing
  • Ribbing: Fine 5 grain gold or copper wire ——————– Buy on Amazon
  • Thorax: .5mm closed cell razor foam, tan ——————- Buy on Amazon
  • Hackle: Brown Rooster —————————————— Buy on Amazon
  • Wing: Dark Gray EP Fibers ————————————– Buy on Amazon

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