Saturday, December 3, 2016

SOFT Meeting, Tuesday, December 13, 2016



Mr. David P. McCants will tie two trout flies for the Rogue River (Holy Water and Upper Rogue).  These flies have been fished in multiple rivers in California and Nevada with great success.  The McCBear’s - Two Bobbin Baetis has also been fished by Mike Lawson on the Henry’s Fork with much success.

McCBear’s – Chorus Girl has also been used successfully on the same rivers and has landed a 28” inch rainbow on California’s Putah Creek (Dave’s former home water).

The patterns are as follows:



         McCBear’s - Two Bobbin Baetis

  • ·       Hook – Gaelic Supreme Syl Nemes up eye hook in size 15 or 17 or similar hook,
  • ·       Thread – Body Grey Griffiths 14/0,
  • ·       Tail – Lemon Wood Duck fibers or Brown Partridge,
  • ·       Rib – Black 6/0 Uni Thread on a separate bobbin,
  • ·       Underwing – 2 sprigs of micro pearl krystal flash,
  • ·       Overwing – Marc Pettijean Iron Blue Dun CDC (either trimmed or not)
  • ·       Large Head – Rounded Black Uni 6/0 thread.
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McCBear’s - Chorus Girl (in order of tie in steps):

  • ·       Hook – Daiichi 1150 16-18 or similar hook like Dairiki 135,
  • ·       Thread – Montana Fly Co. 8/0 red or Guidibrod 10/0 red or Veevus 16/0 red,
  • ·       Breathers – White Polar Bear stubble,
  • ·       Bead – 11/0 or 14/0 glass bead,
  • ·       Rib – Fine gold wire.











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