Friday, June 22, 2012

Tying the Foam Beetle Fly

Tying the Foam Beetle Fly


Hook: Daiichi 1280
Thread: UTC 140 Denier
Body: 2mm foam
Underbody: Peacock or Black Ice Dub
Sighter: Orange 2mm Foam
Legs: Black Krystal Flash

The foam beetle fly pattern is easy to tie, but remains one of my top producers during the summer months. Trout love to eat beetles (and ants) that are blown into the water. I tie this pattern in sizes 12-18. Black is my best color, but i have had success with olive and brown versions.

Happy Tying!