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Fathead Frog

The Fathead Frog is one of the flies in the Jack Ellis Fathead Series.


Materials List


Hook Mustad 3366 Size 8
Thread 6/0 Uni-Thread Yellow
Weedguard Mason Hard Mono 8# (.012 dia.)
Tail Kip Tail and Whiting Hen Hackle Chartreuse inside Grizzly
Skirt Deer Body Hair Tips Chartreuse
Collar Deer Body Hair Chartreuse
Head Deer Body Hair Pale Yellow

Tying Instructions


To tie the Fathead Frog, use the materials listed above and follow the step-by-step tying instructions for the Fathead Diver.

Note: After you have tied in the Chartreuse skirt, spin a clump or two of Chartreuse deer hair for the collar before you begin spinning clumps of yellow deer hair for the head.

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