BLUE-WINGED OLIVE (BWO) NYMPH

Fly Pattern Name: BLUE-WINGED OLIVE (BWO) NYMPH
Contributor: Giventoflyfish
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Date Uploaded: 2014-03-29
Rating:
Water: Freshwater
Category: Nymph
Bugs and Bait: BWO and Baetis
Fish Species: Salmon Trout
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Description
This fly has been doing well for me during March. Tie these small during early spring and make them larger as time goes along.

Presentation

Materials
Hook Nymph Hook Size 14-20
Thread 6/0 – Olive or Green
TailClear or Olive Micro-Fibers
RibCopper
BodyOlive or Green Thread
WingcaseFlash
ThoraxClear or Olive Micro-Fibers
LegsOlive Dubbing
HeadBlack Bead

Instructions
Step 1: Please bead on the hook and move to the eye of the hook. Tie in some olive or green thread. Tie in some micro-fibers for the tail. Leave the fibers in to be used later as legs.
Step 2: Tie in copper wire and wrap around about 3 or 4 times for the ribs
Step 3: Tie a piece of flash where the ribs end. Tie in some olive dubbing for the thorax.
Step 4: Tie off the flash right below the bead head. Split the micro-fibers and tie off to create legs. Whip finish and put some cement on.
Kevin McKay
MaineFlyFish.com, Owner

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