Thread: Colored beads?
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Old 02-06-18, 10:47 PM   #14
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Think about what you are trying to do with the bead, usually the first is weight, what is the second consideration, complete the look for the head of a nymph? Attraction? The objective to tying a fly is to make the trout think it is something to eat. I like silver because it imitates a bubble look well. Bubbles are natural in water. Some colors are attractors, if the trout doesn't see it they are probably not going to eat it. A leech pattern with a big bead or spot on the leading edge imitates a leech eating a trout egg.
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