Published Mar 17. 2013 - 11 years ago
Updated or edited May 15. 2019

Fly Tying Techniques for Tying with Beads

Many advanced fly tyers take the process of tying with beads for granted, especially when introducing them to beginning tyers. In this tutorial, I discuss the differing types of beads, their uses, sink rates, and placing beads onto a hook. This is an introductory video intended for the beginning tyer, and I encourage those just starting in fly tying to familiarize themselves to this material, simply due to their effectiveness in catching fish. Thanks for viewing this video, and feel free to leave comments and/or questions on this YouTube page, or email me:

Tim Cammisa

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