Flashback Blue-Winged Olive Emerger

When summer kicks in, my best dropper flies tend to be small emergers. So, I am experimenting with some new colors, as I prep for our Pittsburg, NH, trip.

Up above is a version that I hope will do well, in a size 18.

It is a simple tie. Olive thread and a segment colored black with a Sharpie for the ribbing. Grey Superfine dubbing for the thorax and for contrast. Coq de Leon for the tail and wings. A touch of Krystal flash.

Hope they work.


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