This weeks tier is writer and outfitter Dave McKee 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 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.
This week Dave is tying his Shrimp Cocktail pattern.
- Hook: TMC 2457 #16
- Bead: 3/32 nickel bead
- Thread: Pink 8/0
- Tail: Pink Darlon
- Body: Pink Darlon/clear micro tubing
- Wingcase: Pearlescent Mylar Strip
- Thorax: Shrimp Pink UV Dubbing
Dave has also tied many of his other patterns for us. If you get a chance, take a look or click below.
Carp Pattern – Dave McKee
Hairwing Callibaeitis – Dave McKee
Caicos Critter – 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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