#10 Nuke Eggs
Small #10 Nuke Eggs are good Egg pattern for shy Steelhead or Trout in low and clear water. It has a sparse veil of the main color around a small "nucleus" of a bright contrasting color. The bright inner nucleus shows through the sparse outer color to emphasizes the translucent appearance of salmon eggs. Fish take this translucent color scheme better than more dense, solid egg flies.
The natural shades of pale yellow, yellowish orange or light orange are frequently best. Sometimes the bright colors can be very hot in a given river.