Rainbow Trout Bead Chain

Fly Name
Hook 10-2
Thread red
Wings blue and white hair
Tails none
Body flat silver tinsel, bead chain
Hackle none

Rainbow Trout Bead Chain

Rainbow Trout Bead Chain

Wrap thread onto the hook shank from about 1mm behind the eye to the start of the hook bend.

Tie in flat tinsel at forward end of body with 3 to 5 tight wraps. Wrap tinsel over thread to the base of the tail. Wrap tinsel forward. Tie off with 3 to 5 tight wraps.

Rainbow Trout Bead Chain

Tie in a pair of bead chain eyes with tight figure 8 wrappings. Cement in place with super glue.

Rainbow Trout Bead Chain

Tie in the white hair on top of the hook with 2 loose wraps. Adjust its placement and when in desired spot lash down with 5 tight wraps.

Rainbow Trout Bead Chain

Repeat the last procedure but tie the blue hair on the bottom of the hook.

Rainbow Trout Bead Chain

Whip finish head with 4 to 8 turns. Pull tag end firmly and cut off excess thread. Place a drop of head cement on knot and allow it to penetrate both the thread base and hair stems.


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