Pyramid Lake Tadpole (w/ video)

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pyramid-lake-tadpole-popcorn

Color: Popcorn
Sizes: #4-8

The Pyramid Lake Tadpole is a variation of the original beetle pattern, tied with a foam back to hover above the bottom when fished on a sinking lines.

Imitates: Aquatic Beetles, Dragonfly Nymph, Tui-Chub, Sacramento Perch, and Leech.

Useful for: Pyramid Lake stripping behind a fast sinking shooting head, or full sinking line.

Tricks/Techniques: Great when fished behind a woolly worm in line, or as a dropper. This fly works well when the bottom is overgrown. It hovers above the sand behind a fast shooting head/sinking line type 4 or faster. Pausing between retrieves allows the fly to rise, giving the fly life similar to a jig. The popcorn coloration seems to be the most productive possibly because its the most popular. Although not extremely durable, the marabou tail gives this fly an incredible amount of movement. Movement that can sometimes entice an otherwise uninterested giant Cutthroat.

Recipe:

Hook: Orvis 62KC, TMC 2457, Orvis 1641
Thread: White Danville’s Flat Waxed Nylon
Tail: White Marabou
Shellback: White 2mm Foam
Body: Chartreuse Estaz

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pyramid-lake-tadpole-white

Color: White
Sizes: #4-8

The Pyramid Lake Tadpole is a variation of the original beetle pattern, tied with a foam back to hover above the bottom when fished on a sinking lines.

Imitates: Aquatic Beetles, Dragonfly Nymph, Tui-Chub, Sacramento Perch, and Leech.

Useful for: Pyramid Lake stripping behind a fast sinking shooting head, or full sinking line.

Tricks/Techniques: Great when fished behind a woolly worm in line, or as a dropper. This fly works well when the bottom is overgrown. It hovers above the sand behind a fast shooting head/sinking line type 4 or faster. Pausing between retrieves allows the fly to rise, giving the fly life similar to a jig. The popcorn coloration seems to be the most productive possibly because its the most popular. Although not extremely durable, the marabou tail gives this fly an incredible amount of movement. Movement that can sometimes entice an otherwise uninterested giant Cutthroat.

Recipe:

Hook: Orvis 62KC, TMC 2457
Thread: White Danville’s Flat Waxed Nylon
Tail: White Marabou
Shellback: White 2mm Foam
Body: Jay Fair Pearl Long Shuck or Pearl Estaz

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pyramid-lake-tadpole-tan-dragon

Color: Tan Dragon
Sizes: #4-8

The Pyramid Lake Tadpole is a variation of the original beetle pattern, tied with a foam back to hover above the bottom when fished on a sinking lines.

Imitates: Aquatic Beetles, Dragonfly Nymph, Tui-Chub, Sacramento Perch, and Leech.

Useful for: Pyramid Lake stripping behind a fast sinking shooting head, or full sinking line.

Tricks/Techniques: Great when fished behind a woolly worm in line, or as a dropper. This fly works well when the bottom is overgrown. It hovers above the sand behind a fast shooting head/sinking line type 4 or faster. Pausing between retrieves allows the fly to rise, giving the fly life similar to a jig. The popcorn coloration seems to be the most productive possibly because its the most popular. Although not extremely durable, the marabou tail gives this fly an incredible amount of movement. Movement that can sometimes entice an otherwise uninterested giant Cutthroat.

Recipe:

Hook: Orvis 62KC, TMC 2457
Thread: Brown Danville’s Flat Waxed Nylon
Tail: Rusty Brown Marabou
Shellback: Tan 2mm or 3mm Foam
Body: Rootbeer Estaz

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pyramid-lake-tadpole-leech-brown

Color: Leech Brown
Sizes: #4-8

The Pyramid Lake Tadpole is a variation of the original beetle pattern, tied with a foam back to hover above the bottom when fished on a sinking lines.

Imitates: Aquatic Beetles, Dragonfly Nymph, Tui-Chub, Sacramento Perch, and Leech.

Useful for: Pyramid Lake stripping behind a fast sinking shooting head, or full sinking line.

Tricks/Techniques: Great when fished behind a woolly worm in line, or as a dropper. This fly works well when the bottom is overgrown. It hovers above the sand behind a fast shooting head/sinking line type 4 or faster. Pausing between retrieves allows the fly to rise, giving the fly life similar to a jig. The popcorn coloration seems to be the most productive possibly because its the most popular. Although not extremely durable, the marabou tail gives this fly an incredible amount of movement. Movement that can sometimes entice an otherwise uninterested giant Cutthroat.

Recipe:

Hook: Orvis 62KC, TMC 2457
Thread: Brown Danville’s Flat Waxed Nylon
Tail: Dark Brown Marabou
Shellback: Dark Brown 2mm or 3mm Foam
Body: Glimmer Leech Brown J-Fair Long Shuck

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pyramid-lake-tadpole-tui-chub

Color: Tui-Chub

Sizes: #4-8

The Pyramid Lake Tadpole is a variation of the original beetle pattern, tied with a foam back to hover above the bottom when fished on a sinking lines.

Imitates: Aquatic Beetles, Dragonfly Nymph, Tui-Chub, Sacramento Perch, and Leech.

Useful for: Pyramid Lake stripping behind a fast sinking shooting head, or full sinking line.

Tricks/Techniques: Great when fished behind a woolly worm in line, or as a dropper. This fly works well when the bottom is overgrown. It hovers above the sand behind a fast shooting head/sinking line type 4 or faster. Pausing between retrieves allows the fly to rise, giving the fly life similar to a jig. The popcorn coloration seems to be the most productive possibly because its the most popular. Although not extremely durable, the marabou tail gives this fly an incredible amount of movement. Movement that can sometimes entice an otherwise uninterested giant Cutthroat.

Recipe:

Hook: Orvis 62KC, TMC 2457, Orvis 1641
Thread: Olive Danville’s Flat Waxed Nylon
Tail: Light Olive Marabou
Shellback: Tan 2mm Foam
Body: Olive Estaz

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pyramid-lake-tadpole-red

Color: Red

Size: #4-8

The Pyramid Lake Tadpole is a variation of the original beetle pattern, tied with a foam back to hover above the bottom when fished on a sinking lines.

Imitates: Aquatic Beetles, Dragonfly Nymph, Tui-Chub, Sacramento Perch, and Leech.

Useful for: Pyramid Lake stripping behind a fast sinking shooting head, or full sinking line.

Tricks/Techniques: Great when fished behind a woolly worm in line, or as a dropper. This fly works well when the bottom is overgrown. It hovers above the sand behind a fast shooting head/sinking line type 4 or faster. Pausing between retrieves allows the fly to rise, giving the fly life similar to a jig. The popcorn coloration seems to be the most productive possibly because its the most popular. Although not extremely durable, the marabou tail gives this fly an incredible amount of movement. Movement that can sometimes entice an otherwise uninterested giant Cutthroat.

Recipe:

Hook: Orvis 62KC, TMC 2457, Orvis 1641
Thread: Black Danville’s Flat Waxed Nylon
Tail: Red Marabou
Shellback: Black 2mm Foam
Body: Red J-Fair Long Shuck or Estaz

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pyramid-lake-tadpole-purple

Color: Purple

Sizes: #4-8

The Pyramid Lake Tadpole is a variation of the original beetle pattern, tied with a foam back to hover above the bottom when fished on a sinking lines.

Imitates: Aquatic Beetles, Dragonfly Nymph, Tui-Chub, Sacramento Perch, and Leech.

Useful for: Pyramid Lake stripping behind a fast sinking shooting head, or full sinking line.

Tricks/Techniques: Great when fished behind a woolly worm in line, or as a dropper. This fly works well when the bottom is overgrown. It hovers above the sand behind a fast shooting head/sinking line type 4 or faster. Pausing between retrieves allows the fly to rise, giving the fly life similar to a jig. The popcorn coloration seems to be the most productive possibly because its the most popular. Although not extremely durable, the marabou tail gives this fly an incredible amount of movement. Movement that can sometimes entice an otherwise uninterested giant Cutthroat.

Recipe:

Hook: Orvis 62KC, TMC 2457, Orvis 1641
Thread: Black Danville’s Flat Waxed Nylon
Tail: Purple Marabou
Shellback: Black 2mm Foam
Body: Purple J-Fair Glimmer Long Shuck or Estaz

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pyramid-lake-tadpole-pink

Color: Pink

Sizes: #4-8

The Pyramid Lake Tadpole is a variation of the original beetle pattern, tied with a foam back to hover above the bottom when fished on a sinking lines.

Imitates: Aquatic Beetles, Dragonfly Nymph, Tui-Chub, Sacramento Perch, and Leech.

Useful for: Pyramid Lake stripping behind a fast sinking shooting head, or full sinking line.

Tricks/Techniques: Great when fished behind a woolly worm in line, or as a dropper. This fly works well when the bottom is overgrown. It hovers above the sand behind a fast shooting head/sinking line type 4 or faster. Pausing between retrieves allows the fly to rise, giving the fly life similar to a jig. The popcorn coloration seems to be the most productive possibly because its the most popular. Although not extremely durable, the marabou tail gives this fly an incredible amount of movement. Movement that can sometimes entice an otherwise uninterested giant Cutthroat.

Recipe:

Hook: Orvis 62KC, TMC 2457, Orvis 1641
Thread: White Danville’s Flat Waxed Nylon
Tail: Pink Marabou
Shellback: White 2mm Foam
Body: Pink Estaz

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pyramid-lake-tadpole-northern-lights

Color: Northern Lights

Sizes: #4-8

The Pyramid Lake Tadpole is a variation of the original beetle pattern, tied with a foam back to hover above the bottom when fished on a sinking lines.

Imitates: Aquatic Beetles, Dragonfly Nymph, Tui-Chub, Sacramento Perch, and Leech.

Useful for: Pyramid Lake stripping behind a fast sinking shooting head, or full sinking line.

Tricks/Techniques: Great when fished behind a woolly worm in line, or as a dropper. This fly works well when the bottom is overgrown. It hovers above the sand behind a fast shooting head/sinking line type 4 or faster. Pausing between retrieves allows the fly to rise, giving the fly life similar to a jig. The popcorn coloration seems to be the most productive possibly because its the most popular. Although not extremely durable, the marabou tail gives this fly an incredible amount of movement. Movement that can sometimes entice an otherwise uninterested giant Cutthroat.

Recipe:

Hook: Orvis 62KC, TMC 2457, Orvis 1641
Thread: Black Danville’s Flat Waxed Nylon
Tail: Chartreuse Marabou
Shellback: Black 2mm Foam
Body: Chartreuse Estaz

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pyramid-lake-tadpole-chartreuse

Color: Chartreuse

Sizes: #4-8

The Pyramid Lake Tadpole is a variation of the original beetle pattern, tied with a foam back to hover above the bottom when fished on a sinking lines.

Imitates: Aquatic Beetles, Dragonfly Nymph, Tui-Chub, Sacramento Perch, and Leech.

Useful for: Pyramid Lake stripping behind a fast sinking shooting head, or full sinking line.

Tricks/Techniques: Great when fished behind a woolly worm in line, or as a dropper. This fly works well when the bottom is overgrown. It hovers above the sand behind a fast shooting head/sinking line type 4 or faster. Pausing between retrieves allows the fly to rise, giving the fly life similar to a jig. The popcorn coloration seems to be the most productive possibly because its the most popular. Although not extremely durable, the marabou tail gives this fly an incredible amount of movement. Movement that can sometimes entice an otherwise uninterested giant Cutthroat.

Recipe:

Hook: Orvis 62KC, TMC 2457, Orvis 1641
Thread: White Danville’s Flat Waxed Nylon
Tail: Chartreuse Marabou
Shellback: Chartreuse 2mm Foam
Body: Chartreuse Estaz

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pyramid-lake-tadpole-blue

Color: Blue

Sizes:#4-8

The Pyramid Lake Tadpole is a variation of the original beetle pattern, tied with a foam back to hover above the bottom when fished on a sinking lines.

Imitates: Aquatic Beetles, Dragonfly Nymph, Tui-Chub, Sacramento Perch, and Leech.

Useful for: Pyramid Lake stripping behind a fast sinking shooting head, or full sinking line.

Tricks/Techniques: Great when fished behind a woolly worm in line, or as a dropper. This fly works well when the bottom is overgrown. It hovers above the sand behind a fast shooting head/sinking line type 4 or faster. Pausing between retrieves allows the fly to rise, giving the fly life similar to a jig. The popcorn coloration seems to be the most productive possibly because its the most popular. Although not extremely durable, the marabou tail gives this fly an incredible amount of movement. Movement that can sometimes entice an otherwise uninterested giant Cutthroat.

Recipe:

Hook: Orvis 62KC, TMC 2457, Orvis 1641
Thread: Black Danville’s Flat Waxed Nylon
Tail: Black Marabou
Shellback: Black 2mm Foam
Body: Blue Estaz

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pyramid-lake-tadpole-black

Color: Black

Sizes: #4-8

The Pyramid Lake Tadpole is a variation of the original beetle pattern, tied with a foam back to hover above the bottom when fished on a sinking lines.

Imitates: Aquatic Beetles, Dragonfly Nymph, Tui-Chub, Sacramento Perch, and Leech.

Useful for: Pyramid Lake stripping behind a fast sinking shooting head, or full sinking line.

Tricks/Techniques: Great when fished behind a woolly worm in line, or as a dropper. This fly works well when the bottom is overgrown. It hovers above the sand behind a fast shooting head/sinking line type 4 or faster. Pausing between retrieves allows the fly to rise, giving the fly life similar to a jig. The popcorn coloration seems to be the most productive possibly because its the most popular. Although not extremely durable, the marabou tail gives this fly an incredible amount of movement. Movement that can sometimes entice an otherwise uninterested giant Cutthroat.

Recipe:

Hook: Orvis 62KC, TMC 2457, Orvis 1641
Thread: Black Danville’s Flat Waxed Nylon
Tail: Black Marabou
Shellback: Black 2mm Foam
Body: Peracock Black Estaz

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