Thread: Golden Stones
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Old 01-04-2011, 10:21 PM
Kytroutbum Kytroutbum is offline
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If you have trouble with the beads, I've bent the barbs down, slightly "straightened" the hook then bent it back. Some beads can be squeezed with a pliers to make the round holes slightly more oval to facilitate sliding the bead.

I've looked at weaving wire bodies for my Stonefly nymphs. They might look nice, but I don't want to have people see me cry when I snag them on the bottom.
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