Dave Bloom has been an outfitter and guide in Montana and Idaho over 20 yrs as well as a dedicated steelheader in the Northwest. In addition he has guided in Chile and worked for Montana Fly Company in central America. He also has several of his patterns licensed by Idlywild Flies out of Portland.
He is currently residing and outfitting in Craig, MT on the Missouri River.
You can check out Bloom Outfitters’ website
- Hook: TMC #2457 #14-#18
- Thread: 8/0 Dark Brown
- Tail: Hungarian Partridge (brown)
- Body: Australian Possum (rusty brown)
- Thorax: Same with rusty brown KF Rib
- Wind: CDC Chartreuse
- Legs: Hungarian Partridge (brown)