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Parachute Blue Wing Olive

Parachute Blue Wing Olive

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.

Materials List

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


60 Second Time Lapse Video

Some people enjoy a quick rundown of the pattern that shows a sped up instruction of just tying the fly.  That is what this video is for.  We hope you will go over to our FB page, like our page, video, and leave us a comment.  This would mean a lot to us if you could do this.

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