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How to Use Jig Hooks and Slotted Beads, Part II (39 of 56)

Last week, in the first in this two-part series, Tim explained how slotted beads are your best choice for creating beadhead flies on jig hooks. Here, he shows you the easiest way to get the small beads on the hook, using plunger-style hackles, and then he demonstrates why the orientation of the slot in the bead is important. If you want to create attractive, fast-sinking nymphs, then this is a great method.
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