Beads are made for numerous fly fishing purposes. In the section below we've covered the key scenarios in which beads are essential. Beads are used to add weight to get your fly to sink. Brass beads are lighter than tungsten beads so give you a different sink rate. Brass and tungsten beads also come in different colours and shapes bright fluro colours act as attractors and entice the fish to strike. The different shapes help to create more realistic immitations od Nymphs etc. Glass beads are used to add some flash without adding weight to your fly.
The use of beads is great way to improve your fly fishing experience.