Blue Wing Olives have some of the most prolific hatches during the colder months, making them a vital food source for fish in these times. We really love fishing and tying parachute dry fly patterns because they are easier to tie in smaller sizes, float extremely well, easier to see, and have better hook ups with a lower riding hook point. They also are very realistic with how they ride in the water. This pattern is a pretty quick tie, extremely durable, and effective. This makes it a must have in your box. We love to drop an unweighted soft hackle with this trailing behind it with great success. This pattern is most effective tied in size 14-20.
Hook: Moonlit Competition Barbless Hook ML052 sz14-20
Thread: Semperfli 18/0 Waxed Spider Olive Dun
Tail: Hends Microfibbet Light Dun
Body: Natures Spirit Olive Wild Barred Turkey Biot
Thorax: Semperfli Kapok Dubbing Pale Olive
Wing: Semperfli High Float Fibers Light Dun (Substitute Semperfli Poly Yarn)
Hackle: Whiting Midge Medium Dun Saddle
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