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Time to Bury the Bead? Are Bead Head Nymphs on the way out?

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I recently rediscovered an article by Oliver Edwards in the British magazine Fly Fishing and Fly Tying. His article was titled- Time to bury the bead? The article discusses the use of beads on flies. Are bead heads on the way out? No probably not, they do continue to work quite well. However, fish do […]

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CDC Bubble Wing Caddis

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CDC Bubble Wing Caddis

Here is a great fly from Oliver Edwards outstanding DVD “Essential Patterns Vol. 1”. Check out this DVD for several more cracking patterns.I tie this in a few sizes for the caddis hatches found here in the black hills. Sizes 14-16 are particularly well suited for the waters I fish. The color schemes of light brown to tan work best for the hatches I fish.

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