Over the last year I have been tying different hairwing tube fly patterns using Raccoon fur that was dyed by the local fly shop. For larger patterns I had used the Raccoon fur for the underwing, on smaller patters I would use the Raccoon for the outerwing. This pattern uses Raccoon fur for both the
In preparation for a week long trip to Montana and the Clark Fork River, I tied a few different flies for trout. As I have plenty of dry flies and smaller nymphs already, I chose to focus on some pretty good sized tube flies, hoping to entice some of the big boys.