Thursday, November 20, 2014

Tying the Blue-Winged Olive Thorax

Blue-Winged Olive Thorax



This version of the BWO Thorax has been my favorite and best producing for many years. It floats well, always lands on its feet and brings fish to the surface.


BWO Thorax Recipe

Hook:  #16- #18 Standard Dry
Thread: Olive Uni-thread
Tail: Medium Pardo CDL
Abdomen:  Olive Turkey Biot
Wing:  Dun Turkey Flat
Thorax: BWO Orvis Spectrablend
Hackle:  Speckled Silver Badger