Summer Steelhead Flies for Inspiration

Former OregonFlyFishingBlog.com Fly Tying Contest winner Chad Potter dropped by a box of gorgeous Summer Steelhead patterns. I was able to talk him into letting me photograph them and put them on the blog. Chad has a great style and uses natural fibers like Angora Goat, Grizzly Hackle Tips, Lady Amherst tail feathers, Pheasant Rump, Golden Pheasant Tippets, Guinea feathers, Saddle and Schlappen Hackles. All of these Summer Steelhead patterns are based on traditional proven fish catchers. When the water drops and you get tired of “hucking” ¬†intruders, MOAL¬†leeches and Pick Yer Pockets give some of these lighter flies a swing through.–CD

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7 Responses to Summer Steelhead Flies for Inspiration

  1. Michael Webb says:

    Inspiration indeed. Thanks for sharing.

  2. Joe and Sam Cross says:

    Nice flies, Uncle Chad!! Hope you can teach us how to do those!

  3. Jay Nicholas says:

    Gently flowing juicyness. Yum.

    JN

  4. Tony Torrence says:

    Very, very tasty! I love looking at some new twists!

  5. Fisher Moore says:

    classic style just awsome

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