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Soft Beads from BnR Tackle are the next evolutionary step when it come to bead fishing for trout, steelhead and char. The neutral buoyancy of these beads allows for a more realistic drift, meanwhile the soft texture produces a more natural feel. With hard beads, fish tend to grab and spit them out. With a Soft Bead they will grab and hold.  When the fishing in bonkers, this may not make too big of a difference, but when the fishing is tough or the trout are big and wary, the longer the fish holds onto a bead, the better chance of hooking ’em up!

BnR Tackle’s Soft Beads look and feel natural, are easy to fish and are incredibly durable. Try them on your next trout or steelhead adventure.

  • The 50/50 Red Roe is a great color to use in darker murky water or behind spawning ...
    The 50/50 Red Roe is a great color to use in darker murky water or behind spawning sockeye and kings. Add a little Troutify Bead Paint to jazz it up even more. The 50/50 Concept: 50/50 beads designed to mimic eggs that have been sitting on the river bed, where one side of the egg is exposed to light and the other side still has been shielded by the bottom. The exposed side of a natural egg will turn a milk white as uv light breaks down the natural proteins of the egg. Often the eggs will get washed up and become targets for trout and char. Packs come with 10 bead stops.
  • In Alaska, if ever there was one color for steelhead, cerise is it. This shade of hot pink is ...
    In Alaska, if ever there was one color for steelhead, cerise is it. This shade of hot pink is like waving a red cape at a raging bull. Try these in larger sizes with high, off colored water and smaller sizes in low clear water. Add some Troutify Bead Paint in Purple Haze or UV Glo to give the bead an unfair advantage.

    10 beads per pack. Packs come with 10 bead stops.


  • The Creamsicle Soft Bead is one color that mimics "dead" eggs from pink, chum and king salmon. This ...
    The Creamsicle Soft Bead is one color that mimics "dead" eggs from pink, chum and king salmon. This is a great color to fish when the spawn is going off and the fish are feasting. It continues to fish late into spawn when fresh eggs are disappearing. This is also a great color for steelhead when the water is low and clear or when the bright, extravagant colors are turning fish off. It is also a money color for fall steelhead on the Kenai Peninsula. Try adding UV Glo Troutify Bead Paint for when the dark, stormy days are rolling.  
  • It is hard to go wrong with a Natural Soft Bead! This translucent orange bead mimics freshly dropped ...
    It is hard to go wrong with a Natural Soft Bead! This translucent orange bead mimics freshly dropped salmon eggs. Add a little Nekid or Purple Haze Troutify Bead Paint to create the best fresh egg and the trout will go nuts. Throw on some White on White to create a deadly mottled look. 

    10 beads per pack. Packs include 10 bead stops.
  • This light pink translucent based bead looks light pink or red depending on the light conditions. It ...
    This light pink translucent based bead looks light pink or red depending on the light conditions. It features an oily sheen coating that mimics the membrane of freshly dropped egg. This combination makes for a very effective bead in water with visibility that is greater than 2-3 feet.

    10 beads per pack. Packs come with 10 bead stops.
  • Red is probably the most under utilized color of bead for Southeast Steelhead. The Red Roe Sof ...
    Red is probably the most under utilized color of bead for Southeast Steelhead. The Red Roe Soft Bead is a vibrant red that stands out in dark, tanic water. Try adding Troutify Bead Paint in UV Glo, Pink Haze or Nekid to give it a nice spark that will light your line on fire.

    10 beads per pack. Packs come with 10 bead stops.
  • The Sweet Pink Cherry Soft Bead is a shining star. This pearly bad boy has hints of pink, red ...
    The Sweet Pink Cherry Soft Bead is a shining star. This pearly bad boy has hints of pink, red and cerise, demonstrating the amount of depth within the color. This color fishes excellent in those higher off color flows or on dark, overcast days. This is an excellent bead for drawing out the aggressive fish from the depths and structure. One of our favorite for steelhead and kings.

    10 beads per pack. Packs include 10 bead stops. 
  • The Light Roe Soft Bead is a color made to mimic lighter colored eggs such as those dropped from Pin ...
    The Light Roe Soft Bead is a color made to mimic lighter colored eggs such as those dropped from Pink and Chum Salmon. This is a great early season bead as Chum and Pink salmon are often the first salmon to spawn each summer and fall. Soft Beads are a gummy egg that are more realistic then the traditional hard beads.
  • BnR's Soft Bead Pro Pack is designed for fishing in rivers where there is an abundance of pink and/o ...
    BnR's Soft Bead Pro Pack is designed for fishing in rivers where there is an abundance of pink and/or chum salmon spawning. Chum and pink eggs tend to be paler in color compared to the other salmon species. 8-10 mm beads in light oranges and peachy colors work best in fooling trout and char. A must have bead selection for July & August fishing in Southeast Alaska, Kodiak, the Gulf Coast or anywhere pinks and chums are spawning.  
  • The 50/50 Light Roe BnR Soft Bead is a great bead to mimic older eggs from Pinks and Chu ...
    The 50/50 Light Roe BnR Soft Bead is a great bead to mimic older eggs from Pinks and Chums. Try it in 7mm if fishing behind pinks and 10mm behind spawning chum. The 9mm is the "all around" size for when the standard sizes aren't working.
  • The Roe Natural is a color made to mimic a variety of eggs and is the best universal color. This is ...
    The Roe Natural is a color made to mimic a variety of eggs and is the best universal color. This is a great bead to mimic pink and sockeye eggs in 7mm and kings in the 9mm and 10mm sizes.
  • BnR's 50/50 Roe Natural is a good bead to fish when there are a bazillion eggs in the wa ...
    BnR's 50/50 Roe Natural is a good bead to fish when there are a bazillion eggs in the water. It is a very universal color combination that can cover a large range of fishing situations. Try this in 7mm behind spawning Sockeye or Pinks and in the 9 or 10mm size behind Chums and Kings.
  • The Roe Be Dark Soft Bead is a color made to mimic darker colored eggs such as those dropped from So ...
    The Roe Be Dark Soft Bead is a color made to mimic darker colored eggs such as those dropped from Sockeye and King Salmon. Try this bead in 7mm when fishing behind spawning sockeye and 9mm or 10mm when fishing behind spawning Kings or Silvers. This is also a great bead to fish in tanic, tea colored water.
  • The 50/50 Roe Be Dark Soft Bead is a color made to mimic darker colored eggs such as tho ...
    The 50/50 Roe Be Dark Soft Bead is a color made to mimic darker colored eggs such as those dropped from spawning Sockeye and King Salmon. Try this bead in 7mm when fishing behind spawning sockeye and 9mm or 10mm when fishing behind spawning Kings or Silvers. This is also a great bead to fish in tanic, tea colored water. The 7mm is our go to for rainbow trout eating sockeye eggs.
  • Shrimp Soft Beads are a deadly mid to late season bead. Not quite a dead egg but well on its way to ...
    Shrimp Soft Beads are a deadly mid to late season bead. Not quite a dead egg but well on its way to being one. You can also fish Shrimp in the very early season when trout are gobbling up last year's eggs washing out of gravel bars.
  • Stargazer is a fabulous bead color that combines realism with a bit of attraction. The translucent o ...
    Stargazer is a fabulous bead color that combines realism with a bit of attraction. The translucent orange bead has small red streaks that give the impression of blood lines. It also has micro metallic flakes that give the bead just a bit of shimmer and pop. Hold one up to the light and you'll be amazed at how it looks.

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