Bead headed Spider

Discussion in 'Fly Tying' started by Steve Buckner, Aug 21, 2003.

  1. Steve Buckner Mother Nature's Son

    This fly was tied using the following:
    Hook: Tiemco 9394 Saltwater Size 6 (4x long, nickel plated)

    Bead:5/32 Nickel
    Tail:Mallard Flank
    Body:Yellow Chenille
    Ribbing:Medium Mylar
    Wing:Mallard Flank
  2. Brad Niemeyer Old School Member

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    Woodinville, WA
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    Nice Work! I just tied a bunch like that but I used a gold cone head....I will post mine soon for comparison/discussion...

    Now If I could just find those SRC's....

  3. Nailknot Active Member

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    That's a really nice looking fly, Skinny. Thanks for posting it- time to pull out the vise!
  4. soreshoulder New Member

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    seattle, wa, usa.
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    great looking fly. thanks for the post. do you tie a reverse version? it would be great to see one of those. thanks ahead of time.
  5. Toon Fish New Member

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    Kenmore, WA.
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    Do you use this fly for SRC's? Is it only in the salt or river as well.
  6. Steve Buckner Mother Nature's Son

    You could use it in either salt or fresh. I prefer to tie it with salt water hooks because I never know where I'll be fishing.
  7. Toon Fish New Member

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    Kenmore, WA.
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    How do you tie the reverse version?