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Golden Furnace (Beaded)
A Ken Broadhead Fly

Golden Furnace


Golden Furnace (Beaded)

Category Steelhead

Partridge CS10/1

Tip Gold mini flat braid
Tail Segments of Golden Pheasant tail
Body Orange beads
Hackle Furnace
Wing Fox squirrel
Sides Jungle Cock
Head Black thread

This version of the Golden Furnace was tied by Ken Broadhead using beads for the body. You will find many more of his exceptional beaded flies, as well as several other styles at The Flies of Ken Broadhead.   

Ken's Notes: Another Helen Shaw fly from Art Flick's Master Fly-Tying Guide. ...Don't know if was an original or not, but in any case she sure was a great tyer. I just modified it with beads, a hair wing,  and a salmon hook.

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.)

 468 x 60 Fly Fishing

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