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How to Make a Cheap But Effective Strike Indicator [VIDEO]

Learn how to make a strike indicator in a way that’s both cost effective and easy. 

The strike indicator is known to help with nymph fishing, as they are easy to use and float well.

Check out this video for a cheap and easy way to construct a strike indicator, a great tool to bring fly fishing.

 

Making a strike indicator is a simple as that. All you need is small rubber O-rings (5/16 inches in diameter), 10 inches of glow bug yarn, forceps, heavy thread, a bobbin threader, and head cement. Depending on the water depth and light environment, make a few different sizes and colors to change out when visibility or the water conditions change.

Strike indicators work best in deep water with long runs, as they give fishermen a better way to keep eye contact on the flies.

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How to Make a Cheap But Effective Strike Indicator [VIDEO]