Here is the fly pattern sheet for the Double Bead Peacock Stone Nymph.
The Double Bead Peacock Stone Nymph aka the Cheeseburger fly pattern at my local fly shop.
Daiichi 1760, TMC 300, or Dai Riki 700B, #4 – 12
Peacock sword feathers
Clear jelly corde – gold or copper wire
Mottled brown hen back or turkey tail
White goose biot and centipede legs
White goose biot
- Slide two beads on hook, using a larger bead first behind hook eye.
- Begin thread on hook and wind back to hook barb.
- Attach 5 – 7 pieces of peacock sword feathers.
- Tie in rib material.
- Tie in peacock herl and wind forward to 2/3 mark.
- Counter wrap rib material, tie off and trim excess.
- Tie in biots, one on each side.
- Tie in wingcase, whip finish and trim thread.
- Slide one bead back tight to body and begin thread again.
- Tie in rubber legs between the two beads.
- Tie in more peacock herl between beads to create thick thorax. DO NOT CROWD EYE. Be sure to leave approximately two eye-lengths clear.
- Slide remaining bead back flush with thorax.
- Pull wingcase forward and tie off. Trim excess.
- Tie in antennae and whip finish.
- Coat thorax area with epoxy or UV resin.