Published Mar 28. 2006 - 16 years ago
Updated or edited Aug 8. 2015

Help tying glo Yarn Eggs.


I have a general idea of how these glo yarn egg flies are tied (I guess take 4 strips .. yada yada), i know.. easy stuff, but i keep messing them up, or I have to spend an hour trimming them to shape. I know there is a easy way but I can't find detailed instructions anywhere. If anyone could help that would be great!


kirk :?:

nevermind, i figured er' out!...

nevermind, i figured er' out!


Check out chailiesflyboxinc once on the site look in the fly box (patern listing) he recently did a tutorial on eggs

Martin Joergensen's picture

GFF article...


You maight have solved your problem, but just in case: [url=]Making the egg cluster, an article right here on GFF[/url]


I was just tying one egg ,...

I was just tying one egg , this pattern looks much more natural then the single. i'll have to give it a shot.



Grant Banes's picture

The single egg, or "Glow Hook...

The single egg, or "Glow Hook" is a great pattern. We've used it here for Steelhead, Coho Salmon, sea run cutties and Bull trout in our rivers for years. Tied in colours anywhere from deep red to chartreuse and mixing colours is always a good bet. It's a very simple pattern to tie and if you asked the multitudes of fish we've caught with it, being totally realistic isn't really necessary. As long as it's trimmed properly and while fishing you trim off any loose yarn and keep it egg looking, it will catch lots of fish.


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