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