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  1. Beadhead Blue Wing Olive, Ice

    Beadhead Blue Wing Olive, Ice

    Beadhead Blue Wing Olive, Ice

    Starting at: $0.97

  2. Beadhead Blueberry

    Starting at: $0.97

  3. Beadhead Bottom Bouncing Caddis

    Beadhead Bottom Bouncing Caddis

    Beadhead Bottom Bouncer Caddis:  A newer style varition of a classic pattern.  A great choice in faster water to get down where the fish are.

    Starting at: $0.97

  4. Beadhead Bottom Bouncing Caddis, Brown

    Beadhead Bottom Bouncing Caddis, Brown

    Beadhead Bottom Bouncing Caddis, Brown

    Starting at: $0.97

  5. Beadhead Bottom Bouncing Hares Ear

    Beadhead Bottom Bouncing Hares Ear

    Beadhead Bottom Bouncer Hares Ear:  A variation of a classic.  Tied on a curved shaped hook and capable of representing a vast array of different aqautic life. 

    Starting at: $0.97

  6. Beadhead Brassie

    Beadhead Brassie

    Beadhead Brassie: Midges are extremely prevelant and hatch year round. They are a very important food source to match. These tiny flies are essential to successful Trout fishing.

    Starting at: $0.97

  7. Beadhead Breadcrust

    Beadhead Breadcrust

    Beadhead Breadcrust

    Starting at: $0.97

  8. Beadhead C.B. Nymph, Brown

    Beadhead C.B. Nymph, Brown

    This is a highly effective nymph pattern. It can be fished thru a variety of mayfly and stonefly hatches.

    Starting at: $0.97

  9. Beadhead C.B. Nymph, Copper

    Beadhead C.B. Nymph, Copper

    This is a highly effective nymph pattern. It can be fished thru a variety of mayfly and stonefly hatches.

    Starting at: $0.97

  10. Beadhead C.B. Nymph, Olive

    Beadhead C.B. Nymph, Olive

    This is a highly effective nymph pattern. It can be fished thru a variety of mayfly and stonefly hatches.

    Starting at: $0.97

  11. Beadhead Caddis Bright Green Trout Fly Fishing Pattern

    Beadhead Caddis, Bright Green

    Beadhead Bright Green Caddis: A beadhead version of a caddis larva. A great nymph as caddis are extremely prevelant. A good choice as a general searching pattern as well.

    Starting at: $0.97

  12. Beadhead Caddis, Green

    Beadhead Caddis, Green

    Beadhead Green Caddis: A beadhead version of a caddis larva. A great nymph as caddis are extremely prevelant. A good choice as a general searching pattern as well.

    Starting at: $0.97

  13. Beadhead Caddis Olive Fly Fishing Trout pattern

    Beadhead Caddis, Olive

    Beadhead Caddis, Olive

    Starting at: $0.97

  14. BeadHead Caddis Tan Fly Fishing Trout Pattern

    Beadhead Caddis, Tan

    Beadhead Tan Caddis: A beadhead version of a Caddis larva. A great nymph as caddis are extremely prevelant. A good choice as a general searching pattern as well.

    Starting at: $0.97

  15. Beadhead Cadillac PT, Fly Fishing Flies, Nymphs. Discount flies at theflystop.com. High Resolution.

    Beadhead Cadillac PT

    Beadhead Cadillac PT: This fly is a dressed up version of a standard Pheasant Tail nymph. The gold flash down the back, and a dubbed thorax add a little twist to the normal pattern. A great choice for Trout and Steelhead.

    Starting at: $0.97

  16. Beadhead Callibaetis

    Beadhead Callibaetis

    Beadhead Callibaetis

    Starting at: $0.97

  17. Beadhead Chironomid, High Voltage

    Beadhead Chironomid, High Voltage

    Beadhead Chironomid, High Voltage

    Starting at: $0.97

  18. Beadhead Circus Caddis, Chartreuse

    Beadhead Circus Caddis, Chartreuse

    Beadhead Circus Caddis, Chartreuse

    Starting at: $0.97

  19. Beadhead Circus Caddis, Gray

    Beadhead Circus Caddis, Gray

    Beadhead Circus Caddis, Gray

    Starting at: $0.97

  20. Beadhead Copper John Trout Fishing Fly Pattern

    Beadhead Copper John

    Beadhead Copper John: This is a favorite and proven pattern the world over. The combination of the weight, profile, and flash make this pattern an absolute must have. Feared by both trout and Steelhead!

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Fly Fishing Nymphs

Nymph flies are arguably the most important flies to have when fly fishing for trout. The reason nymph flies are so important is because 90% of a trout’s diet is made up of nymphs. What exactly are nymphs you may ask, well the answer is quite simple. Nymphs are an immature form of an insect that does not change greatly as it grows. Nymphs resemble an adult insect, easily seen in our nymph beadhead flies, apart from having underdeveloped reproductive organs and wings, and develop into an adult without a pupal stage.

There are thousands upon thousands of different fly fishing nymphs. Of these, there are three main categories that they all fall into, Mayflies, Caddis Flies, and nymph Stoneflies. In no particular order, the first of these is the Mayfly category. Mayfly nymphs are found in all sorts of freshwater environments including rivers, lakes, creeks and ponds. These flies are slightly different then our dry mayflies, though still one of the most important food sources for fish. Popular nymph flies that represent mayflies are pheasant tails, copper johns, and bird’s nests.

Caddis fly nymphs are another important category in fly fishing nymphs. Caddis fly nymphs can be found in trout streams usually starting in May and ending in late October. They technically aren’t nymphs but rather larvae and pupae. Fine examples of caddis fly fishing nymphs are hare’s ears, buckskins, and caddis larva flies.

Stonefly nymphs are the biggest and badest fly fishing nymphs of them all. They also make great steelhead nymph flies and euro nymphing flies as well. Stonefly nymphs will only be found in super clean, highly oxygenated, fast moving water. The reason for this is, a lot like fish, they have gills which extract oxygen from the water. If they become trapped in still or stagnant water, they will end up dying. What’s really cool is that most stoneflies will crawl out of the water and on to dry land to hatch, so it is very easy to tell when they are hatching. Also, because of their size, you can easily see them when they are flying around. They can be so big that when they land on leaves and tall grasses, they often cause them to lean over as they can not support the weight of these bugs. Good fly fishing nymphs to cover a stonefly hatch are Copper Stoneflies, Turds, and Kaufmann’s Rubberleg Stonefly. Keep in mind that if you are using these as steelhead flies or euro nymphing flies, you will want to make sure that you buy these in the bead head or tungsten versions in order to get the necessary weight that is associated with flies in these categories.