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Doug puts the weight on in this heavy multi purpose 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.

Doug McKnight currently works for Yellow Dog Fly Fishing in Bozeman, MT when he’s not fishing his local Montana rivers, working on his art projects, or out chasing birds on the Montana uplands.

RECIPE:

  • Hook: Std Saltwater #2-8
  • Thread: UTC 140 color to suit
  • Eyes: Bead chain
  • Wing: Polar fiber color to suit, spanflex, flash
  • Legs: spanflex, colored with permanent marker
  • Head: Antron Crystal chenille, color and size to suit

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