Summer Steelhead Fly Tying Contest getting impressive entries

Thanks to those who have participated in our first of many fly tying contests. For more info on the Steelhead Fly Tying contest click here. Entries are coming in strong now and the flies look fantastic!

Here are a couple more gorgeous patterns. Steelhead runs locally have been a bit slim. Hopefully we will see a nice burst of fish this fall. The North Umpqua and Deschutes have been flat out tough. Regardless of fish numbers swinging a sweet fly through your favorite run is a bonus. Check out a few more entries.

A Dance at Night
Hook: Daiichi 5
Tag: Oval Silver Tinsel
Tail: Red Horse Hair
Body: back 1/3 Orange floss front 2/3 black chenille
Rib: Silver Flat Bliss
Wing: Black Arctic Fox
Collar: Purple body Feathers
Head: Black Thread

A dance at night

Green with Envy

Hook: Daiichi 5
Tag: Blue Oval Tinsel
Tail: Burgundy hackle fibers
Body: back 3/5 green bliss tinsel front 2/5 black seal dubbing
Rib: small gold over green flat gold bliss oval seal
collar: black hackle
Wing: Chartreuse PB
Head: Black Thread

Green with envy

Morning Glory

Hook: Gamakatsu T10-6H
Thread: Black 6/0
Tag: Oval Silver tinsel
Tail: Purple Marabou
Butt: Chartreuse Ice Dub
Rib: Large oval silver tinsel
Body: Single strand of red 3 ply sparkle yarn of dubbing
Body Hackle: Purple saddle or schlappen palmered
Wing: Pearl Krystal flash
Hackle: Purple saddle or schlappen
Collar: Natural guinea

Morning Glory

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