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Video: How to Tie a Bead Head Baetis Nymph

March 3, 2019 By: Marshall Cutchin

Tim Flagler demonstrates how to tie a Bead Head Baetis Nymph in this week’s featured tying video. Tim starts with a Dai-Riki #730 in size 18 and a 5/64” gold Cyclops bead to add a bit of weight and shimmer to the pattern. “Every year at about this time I start seeing significant numbers of baetis nymphs when I do stream sampling here on the South Branch of the Raritan River in New Jersey. They’re fairly small, size 20 or 18 at best.  Here’s my interpretation of the naturals that I sampled.”