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Doug Mcknight plays with deer hair in this multipurpose topwater 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

RECIPE:

  • Thread: Flat Wax Nylon
  • Eyes: Doll Eyes
  • Tail: 4-6 Saddle eyes
  • Body: Spun Deer Hair trimmed to Bullet Shape
  • Weed Guard: Heavy Mono

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