Not to judge you, but in case you didn't know, a pegged bead is not considered a fly , so in the fly only waters it can get you in trouble. The bead must be attached to the hook. Again I am not judging you,as I too have used beads. This summer on the upper kalama there were tickets issused over the use of pegged beads in the fly only water. When the mid section went to fly only this fall. People were also talked to for the use of pegged beads.