Tie the “Skwala Sofa Pillow” with SGT Lee Barbee (VIDEO)

On Wednesday June 3, 2020 at 6pm EST, Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing veteran ambassador and professional fly tier SGT Lee Barbee, U.S. Army (ret) of Red,White and Blue Flies broadcasted a virtual fly tying class live on the Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing Facebook Page. You can watch the full video below.

He tied the “Skwala Sofa Pillow” – here’s what you need to tie along at home:

  • Hook: Partridge K12ST or similar bend
  • Thread: Olive Nano Silk
  • Tail: bleached elk hair and black goose biot
  • Body: Olive floss
  • Ribbing: 0.1 mm wire (small wire) in black
  • Wing: bleached elk hair
  • Legs/antennae: black goose biot
  • Hackle: Grizzly dyed olive

Watch past fly tying tutorials here: SGT Lee Barbee’s Fly Tying Library

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