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Clown Head - A Mike Foster Fly

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Clown Head

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

Clown Head was originated and 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 .

 

 

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