This week renown fly tyer Bob Jacklin joins us to show his rendition of Lee Wulff’s classic Grey Wulff pattern.

Bob Jacklin has been a fly fishing guide and outfitter in the Yellowstone region for over 37 years. He is a world class fly fisherman, fly tyer, and fly casting instructor. Bob holds a Masters Certification as a fly casting instructor, and sits on the FFF’s Board of Governors for fly casting instruction. He has been tying flies commercially since 1963 and is a past recipient of the FFF’s Buz Buszek award for his contributions to the art of fly tying. There are few people in the country with as much in-depth knowledge of fly fishing, fly casting, and fly tying as Bob Jacklin. He is a charter member of the Federation of Fly Fishers, on the pro staff for St. Croix Rods, Ross Reels, Cortland Lines, and Whiting Farms. He is also a contract fly tyer for Umpqua Feather Merchants. On October 23, 2004, at the Catskill Fl Fishing Center and Museum, Bob Jacklin was inducted into the very prestigious “Fly Fishing Hall of Fame”

Bob is a frequent participant at fly tying shows as well as putting on talks and demonstrations for smaller groups.

Now sit back and enjoy both the fly tying and story telling skills of Bob Jacklin. See the recipe below.


  • Hook: 1 X long
  • Thread: 6/0 or 3/0 Black
  • Tail: Fine Brown Bucktail
  • Body: Gray Angora Yarn
  • Wing: Fine Brown Bucktail Divided
  • Hackle: 2 Blue Dun Gray Hackles
  • Head: Black thread

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Bob has also tied Many Other Patterns for us. Take a look!

The Adams – Bob Jacklin

Green Caddis Rock Worm – Bob Jacklin

Jacklin’s Western March Brown – Bob Jacklin

Spruce Moth – Bob Jacklin

Muddler Minnow – Bob Jacklin

Green Drake – Bob Jacklin

Jacklin’s Giant Salmon Fly – Bob Jacklin

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