Salmonfly.Net Salmon and Steelhead Fly Tying Guide  In Memory of Yuri Shumakov

Contributing Fly
Tyers Series

William Lovelace Flies

Fly Tying

Basic Tying Instructions

Anatomy of a Fly

Salmon and Steelhead Hooks

Fly Tying Tools

Materials Glossary

Fly Patterns

Fly Search

Match Flies to Species

Contributing Tyers

Show Your Flies Here

More Information 

Steelhead Facts

Pacific Salmon Facts

Tips and Techniques


Site Map




Photo Gallery

Green Butt Skunk Example 9
Tied By William Lovelace

GB Skunk 9


Green Butt Skunk #9

Category Steelhead Fly
Hook Mustad 9049X #4
Thread Black Monocord
Tail Red Hackle fibers

Fluorescent Green Dubbing; Black Dubbing

Ribbing Flat Silver Tinsel
Collar Black Hackle
Wing White Rabbit

This version of the Green Butt Skunk was tied by Oregon fly tyer William Lovelace for a his series Creativity in Fly Tying: Varying the Approach to Tying the Same Fly with Different Materials and Styles. (which see)

Bill's notes: "I want to show the class a low water style fly where we see that proportions of the fly can be varied on the hook for particular uses. A small fly can be tied on a bigger hook."

Read more about William Lovelace and his flies at The Flies of William Lovelace.


Home  |  About Salmonfly.Net  |  Links  |  Stores  |  Contact the Webmaster

This page is maintained by Salmonfly.Net (Friday, January 30, 1998 to )