Quick-Sight™ Beetle

This leggy, bright dot foam beetle is a standard among terrestrial fly patterns.


A very simple, buggy looking foam terrestrial with one great advantage -- a bright orange dot on the back of the fly that makes this pattern easy to see on the water. These are particularly good fly patterns in the late evening hours when visibility is limited. Foam body keeps it on top of the water without a lot of effort. Color, Black.
Sizes: 12, 14, 16.
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Overall: Show Rating Distribution 5.0 / 5 based on 6 reviews


6 of 6 reviewers would recommend this product to a friend.

  • 5/5

    great product - 1/3/2015
    By: from indiana

    Perfect beetle for bluegills in the local ponds! Can't wait to try it on the brookville tailwaters.

  • 5/5

    Just what the Dr. ordered!!!!! - 10/9/2014
    By: from Akron, Ohio (The Rubber City)

    I have not been Fly Fishing long but I love it. Most of the guys I fish with just use worms or other types of live bait. I am the only guy in the 'Hood' who fly fishes. Imagine the fun they had when I pulled out the quick sight B. Well no one is laughing Now!!!!!!! Think you Orvis!!!!!!

  • 5/5

    Very productive fly - 9/20/2013
    By: from Worcester, MA

    I found this to be a great fly for panfish. It has been a consistent performer for me this season. If I have one complaint, it is the painted dot, which seems to rub off very easily. If you are counting on that dot to help find the beetle in fading light, you may be disappointed. I still give it 5 stars because of how well it attracts fish.

  • 5/5

    Favorite Foam Beetle - 8/30/2013
    By: from Alexandria, VA
    Top 10 Contributor

    The Quick Sight foam beetle is my favorite dry fly beetle pattern. It is easy to cast, it floats well even when wet, is durable and is easy to see on the water. This fly is effective on pan fish, smaller bass and trout. This fly is also productive on ultra light spin fishing rigs using a casting bubble or weighted bobber.

  • 5/5

    Great - 6/23/2011
    By: from Northern California
    Top 25 Contributor

    With terrestrials making up the majority of a small stream trout's diet during the summer months, they are an essential part of any well rounded fly box. This fly in 14 and 16 has fished great for me and I believe works well imitating carpenter ants as well. I've been pleasantly surprised with how visible the fly is and caught a ton of fish with it. Love it!

  • 5/5

    i would marry this fly - 7/6/2008
    By: from Warsaw NY

    it is amazing!!!!!!!! when i cant find out exactly what the trot are hitting on i whip out this bettle and i usually catch fish up the whazoo!!!

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