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: Blue wing olive


boarmountain
01-10-2003, 12:48 PM
Here is a hackle dun pattern I use.

flytyer
01-10-2003, 10:50 PM
Nicely done with just the right amount of hackle, just like the Catskill masters used to do it.

boarmountain
01-11-2003, 08:59 PM
The fly is a size 20.

Dble Haul
01-13-2003, 12:05 PM
Very nice!

Again, do you have a recipe? Thanks. :)

boarmountain
01-13-2003, 05:48 PM
Tail: Dun grizzly
Body:Olive
Hackle:dun grizzly
Wings:Wing-it cut to shape
Hook mustad 94833 size 18-24

juro
01-13-2003, 09:15 PM
Anyone use a wing burner? Would you recommend it?

thanks

boarmountain
01-13-2003, 09:19 PM
I have used them in the past and I didn't care for them on feathers. The wing material in this fly is a type of nylon so it would melt, not burn clean.