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Brindle Bug (Tube Fly Variation)
A Ken Broadhead Tied Fly


Brindle Bug 

Name Brindle Bug (Tube Fly Variation)
Category Steelhead/Salmon
Tube Yellow flex tube
Tail Brown hackle fibers, a couple turns of thread to elevate it
Rib Fine silver tinsel
Body Black/yellow or brown/yellow chenille twisted together
Hackle Brown saddle
Head Silver cone head

Brindle Bug was tied as a Tube Fly by Ken Broadhead. You will find many more of Ken's exceptional   flies on his page on this site,  The Flies of Ken Broadhead.

Kens Notes: From flies that I've used since the 1970's. These are little different than the originals but pretty much the same fly with a couple of exceptions.

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