Steve Burke's Salmon and Steelhead Fly-Tying Guide
Gum Ball
An Original Fly by Scotty Howell

Gum Ball, An Original Fly by Scotty Howell
Name Gum Ball
Category Steelhead
Hook Alec Jackson Spey Fly Hook (Daiichi #2059 Blue)
Tag Fine Gold Oval Tinsel and Aqua Blue UniStretch
Tail Hot Red Saddle Hackle fibers
Body 1st 1/2 Bennechi's Blue Iridescent thread - 2d 1/2 dubbing made from Blue Sparkle Yarn and Blue Lite Brite
Rib Small Gold Oval Tinsel behind Medium Pearl Mylar Tinsel
Body Hackle Red Hen Hackle over dubbing
Collar(s) Teal under KF Blue Guinea Fowl
Wing Red Calftail accented with a few strands of Pearl/Gold Lite Brite
HeadDanville unwaxed Fl Blue 6/0 Flymaster thread

This enticing Steelhead fly is an original by contributing fly tyer, Scott Howell. Scotty says that this Gum Ball is his way of remembering the Fire, Police, and Public Safety Personnel of NYC during Nine-Eleven. You can see more of Scott Howell's flies at The Flies of Scott Howell.