Bead Head Flash-A-Bugger

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These Bead Head Wooly Buggers have Flashabou Mylar in the marabou tail and all except the Bead Head Damsel Bugger have Flashabou down the sides of the body. 
This gives the flies a flashy lateral line.
Bead Head Flash-A-Bugger, Black Bead Head Crystal Bugger, Black
Bead Head Flash-A-Bugger, Brown Bead Head Crystal Bugger, White
Bead Head Flash-A-Bugger, Olive Bead Head Thin Mint
Bead Head Flash-A-Bugger, White  
Bass aren't the only fish that eat Flash-a-buggers... The weather doesn't always cooperate. Everyone else had quit fishing. They were huddled in small groups behind the van or in the pontoon boat trailer to get out of the ferocious wind that turned the center of the lake into white-caps. Dust blew and weeds flew. Fishing from a float tube was out of the question. No one could kick and hold themselves against this wind. Determined to beat the odds, I found it easy to wade the shallow edge of the lake and roll cast down wind. My third cast enticed a nice bass to inhale the fly, a size eight Bead Head Olive Flash-A-Bugger presented with a short stout leader attached to the end of a five-weight floating line. The slow deliberate coverage of a hundred yards of shoreline brought several more very nice largemouths to the hand, but only between the major gusts. When the surface was bouncing around, the bass sulked. It took twenty shots into a tiny cove in a shore-line
grass-bed to produce the best one. You know it was watching the fly every cast, but struck when the water surface calmed. Largemouth bass can be  moody any time, but especially in foul weather.
Bead Head Flash-A-Buggers are a universal on most any lakes. I suppose the originator thought they might look like a dragonfly nymph, or a leech. These flies fairly robust and provide a mouth full for a hungry fish. Bead Head Buggers of all types are consistant fish producers a all depths, but especially when hopped or crawled near the bottom.

Bead Head Flash-A-Bugger, COLOR Black
If you had only one fly pattern for all freshwater species in North America it might be this one in the sizes listed here. We know that rainbow trout, cutthroat trout, red band trout, brown trout, brook trout, dolly varden, steelhead, coho, chinooks, large mouth bass, small mouth bass and rocky mountain white fish have all been taken on this fly pattern.
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18-0101-04 Bead Head Flash-A-Bugger, COLOR Black 4 3 FOR $6.75
18-0101-06 Bead Head Flash-A-Bugger, COLOR Black 6 3 FOR $6.75 <
18-0101-10 Bead Head Flash-A-Bugger, COLOR Black 10 3 FOR $6.75

Bead Head Flash-A-Bugger, COLOR Brown
This has been a very successful pattern for mud bottom reservoirs, but also is very productive in weedy rivers and lakes.  Brown can be a good color for early spring fishing in lakes before aquatic weeds start to grow.
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18-0205-04 Bead Head Flash-A-Bugger, COLOR Brown 4 3 FOR $6.75
18-0205-06 Bead Head Flash-A-Bugger, COLOR Brown 6 3 FOR $6.75
18-0205-08 Bead Head Flash-A-Bugger, COLOR Brown 8 3 FOR $6.75

Bead Head Flash-A-Bugger, COLOR Olive
 
A universal fly that has caught a wide variety of fresh water game fish (Worldwide?).  This is a favorite starting fly for many lake fishermen and also works well in rivers. Some experienced lake anglers say any fly is good as long as it is an inch long & green & moved slow along the bottom.
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18-0206-04 Bead Head Flash-A-Bugger, COLOR Olive 4 3 FOR $6.75
18-0206-06 Bead Head Flash-A-Bugger, COLOR Olive 6 3 FOR $6.75
18-0206-08 Bead Head Flash-A-Bugger, COLOR Olive 8 3 FOR $6.75
18-0206-10 Bead Head Flash-A-Bugger, COLOR Olive 10 3 FOR $6.75

Bead Head Flash-A-Bugger, COLOR White
This fly usually works best when the water is warmer, and small fish are active. Fish the White Flash-A-Bugger with short strips, and make it look like a small fish that is feeding. The bead head on this fly will make it duck and dive, just like a feeding fish.
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BS040WT Bead Head Flash-A-Bugger, COLOR White 6 3 FOR $6.75

Bead Head Crystal Bugger, COLOR Black
This is a sleeper trout fly for the early season. Fish this fly on the swing deep along the bottom, just like fishing for winter steelhead. A 4 or 5-weight Switch Rod rigged with a Skagit line and fast sinking tip can result in lots of action and some realy large fish hooked. Carry a shock loop and let the trout hook themselves.
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13218 Bead Head Crystal Bugger, COLOR Black 6 3 FOR $6.75

Bead Head Crystal Bugger, White
 
White Crystal Buugers are a good bet in any lake or stream where large fish forage on small fish.
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13253 Bead Head Crystal Bugger, COLOR White 6 3 FOR $6.75

Bead Head Thin Mint
The Bead Head Thin Mint is one of the most popular flies for catching trout in Lakes east of the Cascade Mountains. It is also a good bet for early season bass. Next time you are fishing in the Deschutes for trout in the Deschutes, try swinging a Thin Mint with a fast sinking line, or better yet try a light Switch Rod and a Skagit line equipped with a T8 M.O.W. tip.
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13287 Bead Head Thin Mint 6 3 FOR $6.75

The key to success is "understanding".  You can never know enough.
Understanding the organisms that trout feed on is one of the keys to catching trout.
The Hatch Guide For Western Streams by Jim Schollmeyer 
is great reference material for the trout fisher.
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