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Old 12-24-2013, 05:44 PM
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Default Re: bead substitute

Beaded flies work for 2 reasons
They're shinny without being frightening, which attracts the trout's attention. And they sink, preferably to the same level as the fish.
Match those 2 characteristics and it doesn't matter what you use.
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