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blue winged olive emerger / Flash / Flashabou / Mallard / olive / Red / SLF / Steelhead nymph /

SRS Steelhead Mini Olive

tied by octopusshrimp
Fly Type: Nymphs,
Target Species: Steelhead,
Recommended Region: Northeast US,
Imitation: Mayflies,
Material List:
Hook-TMC 2457 #14-18
Thread-danvilles 6/0 Chart.
Tail-Dyed Olive Mallard (10 strands)
Underbody-Chart. thread covered with one strand of Chart. Pearl Flashabou.
Abdomen-small Olive V-rib
Emerger wing-Hareline Meduim shade Rainbow scud dub
Thorax-SLF Prisim dub Dark Olive
Tying Instructions: Pad the hook with chart. Thread
Tie in tail (long)
Tie in V-rib
Build up the abdomen with the Chart. thread then cover with one strand of Pearl dyed Chart. flashabou.
wind the V-rib (9 turns)
Tie in emerger wing
Dub thorax thick and trim top & sides leaving some guard hair for legs.
Presentation Tips: For Steelhead fishing size 12-14 and a deep presentation is best. Or, Tie it in #16-18 and fish it 2 inches behing a Blue winges olive Dun in the film. You can also use the wet fly swing.

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