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Sunday, April 12, 2015

Blue-winged Olive Nymph

Blue-Winged Olive Nymph



This pattern has been pulling duty for me across most of my waters for several years now. I prefer it fished without weight, along with another heavy nymph or a split-shot.


BWO Nymph


Hook:  #14-18 Standard 2XL Nymph
Thread: Olive Dun Uni-thread
Tail:  Barred Lemon Wood Duck
Rib:  Fine Gold Wire
Abdomen:  Ginger Hareline 
Thorax:  Ginger Hareline
Legs: Barred Lemon Wood Duck
Wing-Case: Dun Turkey Flat (Coated with Bug Bond)