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Dave is a writer and outfitter of Dave McKee Flyfishing, LLC out of Bozeman, MT. He specializes in both trout and carp fishing in SW Montana as well as being an Umpqua signature tier. 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.

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Dave will is tying our first posted carp pattern.

This video is also available as a Full Resolution Download from our store.

  • Hook: Dai Riki 710 #4
  • Thread: Black Fwn
  • Tail/Wing: Black Rabbit Strip
  • Rib: Copper Wire
  • Body: verigated chenille
  • Fin: India Hen
  • Head: Black Deer Hair / White Deer Hair

Dave has also tied many of his other patterns for us. If you get a chance, take a look.

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