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Easter Eggs

 

March 23, 2020

The author with a steelhead caught on a glo bug egg fly. Simonson photo

Whether fishing for trout making their spring sprint up tiny coldwater streams or going after those species that get stocked in any number of rivers and lakes around the region, having some sort of spawn imitator in a fly box is important. Here are three simple recipes that make for some egg imitations that are as flashy as those real ones that are going to get dipped in cups full of Paas dye in the coming weeks.

Glo Bug

Hook: Curved Egg, 2X Strong, Size 12-8

Thread: 6/0 to match

Body: McFly Foam

How a simple material turns from stringy mess into a perfect pom-pom defies explanation, b...



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