The addition of a bit of flash upgrades this beetle fly pattern to a super beetle fly.

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The Story

A good all around terrestrial beetle fly pattern with the advantage of flash on the back of the foam body to make it more visible. Looks a bit like a June bug. This beetle fly has a foam body for durability and floatation. Fish this beetle pattern anytime there are terrestrials on the water. In multi.

Sizes: 12, 14, 16.

Rated 5 out of 5 by from Panfish Killer! When I'm casting my #3 for panfish, I love a fly that floats well, is easy to see, and is buggy looking to draw them out for a meal. The flash beetle is that fly. Whether I'm casting along the weedline for bluegill, or on open water for cruising white perch, this fly works.
Date published: 2020-01-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Nice beetle pattern I got a couple of these last fall and they worked great. Could see it on the water real easy without having to put a piece of yarn on it. The legs are realistic too.
Date published: 2019-03-19
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Nice shape Nice shape and floats well, the only problem is that the eyelet for the hook is very difficult to thread.
Date published: 2017-07-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great For Beginners I got skunked my very first outing at a trophy creek/lake. Second trip, after some practice casting, I caught a 17 in rainbow on one of these. It was the last day of our trip and right before darkness. I now have some confidence and will always keep a couple of these beetles in my bag. Thanks, Orvis!
Date published: 2016-09-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fish in a Flash!!!! often I do not have a lot of time to do something I love (Fly Fish) but I keep my rod in my SUZ. When I see a body of water that looks promising, I hope out and drop a line in. The "Flash Beetle" is my 'road dog' he is there when I need him, every time. Just like the Mail Man he delivers!!!!!! Thanks Orvis!!!!!!!
Date published: 2014-10-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Trout to bluegills love these I caught my first big trout on one of these, and on a hot summer evening when I was out just for blue gill fun all I had to do was drop my line in the water with one of these to drive the bluegills crazy.
Date published: 2011-07-02
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