The Essential Fly Bead Head Greenwells Fishing Fly

The Essential Fly Bead Head Greenwells Fishing Fly
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Our Part Number:  EF-2200-12
Bar Code:  5056544608733
Manufacturer Part Number:  EF-2200-12
Brand:  The Essential Fly
Product Type  Fishing Flies

Fishing Fly Details
Fly Type  Nymph
Fly Type2  Nymph

The Essential Fly

Bead Head (BH) Greenwells - Beadhead Nymph

The Bead Head (BH) Greenwells is based on the Greenwells Glory created by Canon William Greenwell. The Bead Head (BH) Greenwells is also known as Goldhead Greenwells

Bead Head (BH) Greenwells

This is a traditional fly that has truly stood the test of time and is used by fishermen frequently. Devised by Canon William Greenwell this fly is used by fly fishermen throughout the world. It can represent many different species of olives.

Bead Head (BH) Greenwells - Fly Tying Dressing

For the more adventurous among you we have provided tying specifications for the Bead Head (BH) Greenwells. Remember at The Essential Fly we sell the Bead Head (BH) Greenwells at incredible prices with a top quality fly and service to back it up. It is certainly worth tying the Bead Head (BH) Greenwells yourself to understand the pleasure of catching a fish with your own tied fly, however at the price we sell flies it is only worth tying one or two Bead Head (BH) Greenwells as your can spend more time fishing instead of tying flies - buy volume online with us.

Hook Sizes

Dry Fly 12 to 16

Silk Thread



None (however sometimes it can be given a tail to aid to its floatability)


Primrose tying silk well waxed to produce a shade of olive.


Gold wire


Greenwell (light furnace)


Blackbird substitute


The Essential Fly Bead Head Greenwells Fishing Fly was last modified on 12/01/2023 14:20


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Customer Reviews for The Essential Fly Bead Head Greenwells Fishing Fly

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05 December 2019  | 

Curious to know if as successful as BH Hares Ear. The Spider pattern Greenwells is an essential in my opinion.

Greenwells gold head
19 May 2009  | 

Nice flies good service

A Greenwell variant - it works!
19 April 2008  | 

A very nicely made generic nymph - it worked for me first time out - four nice wild Devon brownies.