Hatches Made Easy:

Eastern Blue-winged Olive - Fly Pattern Colors

04/30/08

Nymph
Hook: 14-18
Thread: Olive
Tails: Light Olive Brown
Abdomen: Grayish Olive
Thorax: Light Olive Brown
Wing Case: Black
Legs: Tan
Gills: Olive

Emerger: (Wet Fly)
Hook: 14-18
Thread: Olive
Tail: Olive Brown
Unfolding Wings: Slate Gray
Abdomen: Light Olive Green
Thorax: Light Olive Brown
Legs: Tan

TS Emerger (Trailing Shuck)
Hook: 14-18
Thread: Olive
Tail (T.S.): Light Olive  
Body: Light Olive Green
Thorax: Light Olive Green
Wings: Dark Slate Gray
Legs: Amber

Dun:
Hook: 14-18
Thread: Olive
Tail: Olive
Body: Light Olive Green
Wings: Dark Slate Gray
Thorax:  Light Olive Green
Legs:  Amber

Spinner:
Hook: 14-18
Thread: Olive
Tail: Dark Gray
Abdomen: Dark Olive
Thorax: Dark Olive        
Wings: Light Gray
Legs: Dark Olive

Coming Up Next:
Small Eastern Blue-winged Olives (Attenella species)

Copyright 2008 James Marsh
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