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Beaded Peacock Spey

Name Beaded Peacock Spey (Beaded)
Category Salmon/Steelhead
Hook Partridge CS10/1 or any salmon hook
Thread Black
Tip Fine oval silver tinsel
Tail Gold peacock body feather
Body Iridescent beads/peacock herl
Collar Burnt purple Spey / blue peacock body feather
Wing Peacock quill
Head Black

Beaded Peacock Spey (Beaded) was designed and tied by Ken Broadhead. You will find many more of his exceptional beaded flies, as well as several other styles at The Flies of Ken Broadhead.   

Ken's Tips for Beads: You probably need to de-barb the hook to slip the beads on. Glass beads aren't uniform so check them first. Wrap a smooth thread base then tie off. Don't make a large tail assembly. You wont be able to the get first bead on. Glue the beads to the thread base and each other with cement (Krazy Glue, Zap a Gap, etc.)


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