1. Dr Bob

    Bead Head Nymphs or Not

    I have decided I am going to work on my nymph fishing technique this season and in that regard, I am tying more nymphs. My current collection of nymph patterns are about 80/20 bead head nymph/no bead. My question is to the more experienced nymph tyer/fisherman, what do prefer and use the most...
  2. Eyejuggler

    SBS Alien Bead Fry

    Howdy! This is my first SBS...just in time for Chum Fry season ;) I have been working on something for the beach but glass beads and cobblestones do not mix. I tried several methods from epoxy to wrapping with clear shell back, but they were huge failures aesthetically and practically. I needed...
  3. Dave Boyle

    Gold bead head bomber

    A gold head emerger? Nope of course not, a sinker, a bomber of an emerger so to speak. This is a pattern I learned from a CO angler while in BC of course. He swore by it, teal/mallard tail with a couple of CF strands. Fine brown chenille and a fine silver rib . Gold bead too first of...
  4. ScottP

    SBS Hidden Bead March Brown

    A few mods in materials and tying sequence to Barrett Christiensen's original. Again, don't be constrainted by recipe; feel free to substitute. hook - Dai Riki 280 #12 thread - Danville 6/0 rusty brown rib - small wire copper tail/shellback - pheasant tail abdomen - my own super secret...
  5. Jeremy Floyd

    Bead Leech

    Often times when a chironomid hatch ends, I throw a leech. This is targeting the fish who have gorged themselves and try to plug the bugs inside with a chunk of meat. It's pretty consistent for those after hatch lulls. Anyways, I came up with this to add to the repertoire after brainstorming...
  6. 2003 Carp Fly Swap : Bead head bugger

    2003 Carp Fly Swap : Bead head bugger