How fish with Gold and Beadhead flies
Goldhead & Beadhead are often the most efficient way of getting your fly down quickly to the feeding level. These come into great effect in the cooler months when fish are feed at lower depths.
The goldhead sinks head first and varying the retrieve by lifting makes the fly dart up through the water. Working the fly can induced takes.
There are many colours and sizes. Gold, silver or glass beadheads represent the gas bubble beneath the wing case of an emerging caddis and mayflies on some dressings, whereas coloured beads can act as attractor trigger points.
Flies relating to Goldhead
Goldhead is mentioned in 22 flies within our catalogue. Of course, there are most likely more flies relating to this, but here is just a sample of the patterns: