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.

You can learn more about Dave at davemckeeflyfishing.com.
Dave will is tying our first posted carp pattern.

Hook: Dai Riki 710 #4

  • Thread: Black Fawn
  • Tail/Wing: Black Rabbit Strip
  • Rib: Copper Wire
  • Body: variegated 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 or click below.

Hairwing Callibaeitis – Dave McKee
Caicos Critter – Dave McKee
Shrimp Cocktail – Dave McKee
Longhorn Beetle – Dave McKee
Dave’s Emerger – Dave McKee
Fire Bead Scud – Dave McKee
Bow River Bugger – Dave McKee

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