Steve Burke's Salmon and Steelhead Fly-Tying Guide
Egg Head

Egg Head
Name Egg Head
Hook Size 8 to 2/0
Category Pacific Salmon
Tip Fluorescent Red-Orange Thread
Tail Black Bucktail, Kip or Squirrel Tied Comet-Style
Body Fluorescent True-Orange Chenille or Yarn, Ribbed With Oval Gold Tinsel
Hackle Bright Orange
Head Fluorescent Red-Orange Chenille with Silver Bead Chain Eyes Tied on Ahead
Thread Fluorescent Red-Orange


The pattern for this fly, came from the fine book by Bruce Ferguson, Les Johnson, and Pat Trotter, Fly Fishing For Pacific Salmon.
See Green Head, the green variation of this fly.