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Dark Egg Head
A Mike Foster Fly

Dark Egg Head

Name Dark Egg Head
Category Salmon/Steelhead
Hook Gamakatsu T10-6H,  Mustad 36890, Daiichi Steelhead Irons, Size 8 – 1/0
Thread Fluorescent red, size 3/0
Tag Small oval gold tinsel
Tail Black kip, squirrel, or bear
Body Dark fluorescent orange fuzzy yarn                                                                  
Rib Small oval gold tinsel
Hackle Fluorescent orange
Head Gold bead eyes, figure 8 wrapped with fluorescent red chenille

Dark Egg Head was tied by by Contributing Fly Tyer Mike Foster, as a variation of his original Egg Head.

Mike's Notes: These are Mike's Notes about the Egg Head , the original fly.

You can see more of Mike's flies at The Flies of Mike Foster .