[Video] Foam Beetle by Rich Strolis

Rich Strolis demonstrates how to tie a foam beetle in this fly tying video. Terrestrials are a summer staple for fly fishermen on many trout streams across the world, and one of the most prevalent terrestrials is the beetle. This very simple foam based pattern will float all day, and fool a few trout too.

Material List

Hook: TMC 206bl 18-10
Thread: UTC 70
Body: 2mm Closed Foam
Underbody: Peacock Herl
Legs: Hen Hackle

Enjoy!

Ken Sperry

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Ken is an avid fisherman of 40+ years who loves to explore and find new places to fish. He created DIY Fly Fishing to help you do the same.

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