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Bead Head Baetis Nymph

by Tim Flagler

Detailed instructions for tying a Bead Head Baetis Nymph.

Bead Head Baetis Nymph

Detailed instructions for tying a Bead Head Baetis Nymph. Recipe: Hook: 2X-long nymph hook (here, a Dai-Riki 730), sizes 18 and 20. Bead: Gold bead, 5/64-inch. Thread: Yellow olive, 8/0 or 70-denier. Tails: Coq de Leon fibers. Body: Stripped peacock herl. Wingcase: Dyed golden-yellow pheasant tail fibers. Thorax: Olive rabbit-fur dubbing.

Recipe

Hook: 2X-long nymph hook (here, a Dai-Riki 730), sizes 18 and 20.
Bead: Gold bead, 5/64-inch.
Thread: Yellow olive, 8/0 or 70-denier.
Tails: Coq de Leon fibers.
Body: Stripped peacock herl.
Wingcase: Dyed golden-yellow pheasant tail fibers. 
Thorax: Olive rabbit-fur dubbing.