• Dave Bloom: Bloom's Black And Gold

    RECIPE:

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    Hook: Alec Jackson Spey (Gold) #3-#7
    Thread: 6/0 Black
    Tail: Hot Red or Hot Orange Golden Pheasant Crest
    Body: Black SLF with small oval gold tinsel rib
    Wing: Orange Artic Fox under Golden Pheasant Rump

  • Dave Bloom: Jim Morrison Minnow

    RECIPE:

    Hook: TMC #5263 #4-#6
    Thread: Red A Cord
    Eyes: Metal or Lead
    Tail: Black marabou with red and blue KF
    Body: Jim Morrison's chenille palmered with black hackle

  • Dave Bloom: Foxy Charlie

    RECIPE:

    Hook: Gamakatsu #5 Saltwater
    Thread: Tan
    Body: clear tubing
    Underbody: Pearl Flashabou
    Wing: Arctic Fox

  • Dave Bloom: Leadeye Gotcha

    RECIPE:

    Hook: Gamakatsu #2 SW
    Thread: Shell Pink FW
    Eyes: Med Lead Eye
    Tail/Body: Pearl flat braid
    Wing: Sand Craft Fur and Pearl Krystal Flash
    Glue: 30 min Epoxy

  • Dave Bloom: Bloom's Parachute Caddis

    This pattern is a parachute caddis he uses on the big MO.

    RECIPE:
    Hook: TMC #921 #12-#18
    Thread: Tan
    Body: Golden Pheasant Tail
    Thorax: Hare's Ear
    Wing: Light Elk Downwing with black, hot orange, or pink post
    Cree or Dark Ginger variant wrappted as parachute hackle

  • Dave Bloom: Honeymoon Parachute

    Recipe:
    Hook: tiemko 102y #15
    Thread: tan
    Tail: Elk mane or hock
    Body: Hares Ear Plus #1
    Post: Pink Hi Viz
    Hackle: Brown or cree ginger variant

  • Dave Bloom: Bloom's Rusty Flying Ant

    Dave was born and raised in Great Falls and has spent his life fishing the waters of southwest Montana. He began his guiding career in 1985 on the Henry’s Fork, the South Fork of the Snake and the Teton in Idaho. In 1995, he moved closer to home when he guided on the famous Montana rivers around ...

  • Dave Bloom: Bloom's Black Parachute Ant

    Dave was born and raised in Great Falls and has spent his life fishing the waters of southwest Montana. He began his guiding career in 1985 on the Henry’s Fork, the South Fork of the Snake and the Teton in Idaho. In 2001 Dave returned to his home waters of the Missouri, which had been the river ...

  • Dave Bloom: Bloom's Emergent PMD Nymph

    Dave Bloom has been an outfitter and guide in Montana and Idaho over 20 yrs as well as a dedicated steelheader in the Northwest. In addition he has guided in Chile and worked for Montana Fly Company in central America. He also has several of his patterns licensed by Idlywild Flies out of Portland...

  • Dave Bloom: The Buzzball

    Dave was born and raised in Great Falls and has spent his life fishing the waters of southwest Montana. He began his guiding career in 1985 on the Henry’s Fork, the South Fork of the Snake and the Teton in Idaho. In 1995, he moved closer to home when he guided on the famous Montana rivers around ...