The Green Butt Skunk is the most popular summer steelhead fly in the Northwest.
Traditional wet-fly swing. If the water temperature is below 52 degrees, consider using a sink-tip line with a 4-6 foot leader.
There well have been more summer Steelhead caught on a Skunk, or Green Butted Skunk fly pattern that any other single pattern around. A must in every Steelhead Fly Fishermen's Fly box.
The traditional summer steelhead flies were developed on the fabled rivers of the Pacific Northwest, such as the Umpqua, Deschutes, and the Rogue. Our traditional summer steelhead flies are tied on a black nickel, up-turned eye,
Also see Green Butt Spey Skunk (click here)