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Fly of the Month

June 2015

Olive Clown Shoe



After tying the original clown shoe and being pleased how the fly looked, I decided to expand the selection.  The first variation is the Olive Clown Shoe, it is tied the same as the original but with some materials being substituted.

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

Thread - Olive 8/0

Body - Size small olive D rib

Wing - Yearling Elk Hair

Indicator - MacFly Foam - Chartreuse

Thorax - Olive Dubbing

Hackle - Olive Dyed Grizzly cut flat on the bottom



John Lazar


Fly tied by John Lazar


Olive Clown Shoe

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