Published Jul 14. 2018 - 7 months ago
Updated or edited Jul 16. 2018

Benevolent Dictator

For this fly tying tutorial, I am proud to feature a guest tier, Mr. Dave Stewart, host of the Wet Fly Swing podcast. Dave shares one of his favorite summer steelhead flies, the Benevolent Dictator. Thanks for taking the time for this one, Dave, as I know my audience is going to love it!

Hook: Daiichi 2441; #6
Thread: UTC 70; black
Butt: Polar Dub; orange
Tail: Golden pheasant tippet feathers
Body: Yarn; black
Hackle: Brown
Wing: Teal flank feathers

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