Features of the Scud, Bead Head, Pink
Fly fishers in many places are finding that Scuds are very productive trout flies.
They are especially important flies for fly fishing in tailwaters and spring creeks.
Some large fish key specifically on scuds because of their very high nutritional content.
The Scud excels in nutrient rich trout streams, especially spring creeks and some large tailwaters, and can also be used around weed beds in lakes.