Thursday, December 24, 2015

Tying the Blue-Winged Olive LTD


The Blue-Winged Olive version of the LTD is by far my best producing BWO pattern, and has been for many years. And it's this time of year, when you are lucky enough to be on the water when those little olive bugs come off that it truly shines.

BWO LTD Recipe

Hook:  #18 Standard Dry
Thread:  8/0 Olive Dun Uni-thread
Tail-Abdomen: Natural Pheasant Tail
Thorax:  BWO Orvis Spectrablend
Hackle:  Medium Dun Dry
Wing:  Medium Dun CDC

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