Eyes, beads, and cones - history, usage, tying and fishing weighted flies.


Where to find these beads and eyes


By Martin Joergensen

Eyes
In this section:
Intro
Eyes
- Bead chain
- Cast/dumbbell
Beads
Cones
Tying them on
Contacts

Flies with eyes:
Magnus
Bjarke
Fair Fly
Crazy Dane

Flies with beads:
Flashback Prince
 Nymph

Bead Head Scud
Goldkopf nymph

Flies with cones:
Coney flies
FMJNM
Magnus cone

Further reading:
The history
  of the bead head

Bead chain eyes
Monofilament eyes
Pearl eyes

Contact
Normal round brass and tungsten beads, bead chain and dumbbell eyes are available in most fly shops. But some of the special beads, cones and eyes mentioned here aren't easily found. Try to contact:

Bidoz Products
BP 302
74807 St Pierre en Fcy Cedex
FRANCE
Fax : 33.(0)4.50.03.86.90
e-mail : BIDOZ@BIDOZ.com

Roman Moser Products
Kuferzeile 19
A-4810 Gmunden
Austria

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