Submitted By Skip Nault
Foam beetle great for bluegill and pan fish and especially effective
on streams during summer-time for trout.
Hook: #10 dry fly
Underbody: 3 strands peacock herl or peacock chenille
Body: Black 2mm foam
Head: black 2mm foam
Other: Round rubber legs & red or orange foam for indicator, yellow antron wing.
Cut a piece of 2mm black foam the with of the hook gap and the length of the hook.
Tie in on hook shank above barb, then tie in peacock under body 2/3 way up the
hook. Fold over black foam and tie in at 2/3 point. Tie in round rubber legs on each
side and finish by tying in antron yellow wing and bright colored indicator foam on top, whip finish and you are done!