In this video, fly fisher Jay Nicholas ties a Big Bad Yak Muddler for steelhead and salmon using yak hair.
This fly can be tied in different colors and sizes with a dense wing or sparse wing. You could skate these on the big rivers of Alaska and BC or tie them in smaller sizes to fish some of your local water at home.
Hook: Gamakatsu B10-S #2
Thread: Danville 210d or Veevus GSP 150
Body: Lagartun Flat Braid or Other-Chartreuse
Wing/Belly: Yak Hair or Bucktail-Olive/Brown
Head: Premo Deer Hair
Loctite or Hard as Hull
Smhaen Half-Hitch Tool w/ Cutter
Stonfo Hair Packer