Published Aug 16. 2007 - 9 years ago
Updated or edited Nov 17. 2015

Tube Style Plate

All kinds of tubes in an overview. Want to get an idea of the richness in the tube fly world? This is one place to look.

This page is just made to give you an overview over the different types of tubes and tying methods. The illustrations all appear in the articles in the Global FlyFisher Tube Theme.

Plain plastic tubes

The basic plastic tube fly
Lined plastic tube
Flat coned tube
Add a cone for front weight
Martin Joergensen
Sunray style
Martin Joergensen

Plain metal tubes

Copper for weight
Going down
Martin Joergensen

Bottle tubes

A Bidoz aluminum bottle tube
Bare bones
Dubbed bottle tube
Martin Joergensen

Rear tubes

All shapes and colors
Jurij Shumakov rear tube
Low water rear tube
The Morrum bottle
Morrum bottle and body
Micro rear bottle
Martin Joergensen


A bead as an ultra-short rear tube
Beads in stead of a tube - or cones
The Russian Bullet
Martin Joergensen


IBS rear tube system
Convertible Tube Fly
The Banderillas style
Martin Joergensen


Tube popper
Sequin style
Lure fly
Martin Joergensen

There are of course a lot more styles than this - I will add them as I think of them and get the time to draw them. Help me remember other styles. Drop me a mail or a comment, and I'll work on it. Until then you can study the different styles in this article.
- Martin


I wish that I had found this site yesterday or earlier: it would have saved a lot of time spent in evading giving written instructions to a friend! I have nontheless now forwarded him the instructions from these pages some 24 hours after my hand written attempt!

Excellent site, a happy find! Thank you!

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