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Conserving, protecting and restoring North America’s cold water fisheries and their watersheds

Fly of the Month

July 2015



Amber Clown Shoe



Next in the Clown Shoe series is the Amber Clown Shoe.  I tied this pattern to represent the many caddis and mayflies in our area that are a "rusty" color.  It is tied the same as the other Clown Shoe patterns with new material substituted.

Hook - Tiemco Scud Hook #2487 sizes #12 - #18

Thread - Rusty Brown 8/0

Body - Size Small Amber D Rib

Wing - Yearling Elk Hair

Indicator - MacFly Foam - Orange

Thorax - Amber Iris Zelon Dubbing from Blue Ribbon Flies

Hackle - Grizzly dyed brown cut flat o the bottom



John Lazar


Fly tied by John Lazar

Amber Clown Shoe

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