Hatches Made Easy:

Little Blue-winged Olives
Perfect Fly Pattern Colors:
1/18/08:
You may note that these colors
are not greatly different than
those for the "Blue-winged Olives.
and you may well get by just
using the smaller sizes of "Blue-
winged Olives. In fact, there are
variations of colors within the
various genera and species.
Note: There is no diving pattern
because they do not dive to
deposit their eggs like the
baetis
species.

Species:
Plauditus    veteris   
Timpanoga simplex (now Dannella simplex)
lita  ( now Dannella lita)                                       
Acentrella turbida

Diphetor hageni


M102Nb        Swimmer Nymph
Hook: 18-24
Thread: Olive
Tails: Olive
Abdomen: 1-8 Dark Olive, others olive
Thorax: Olive  
Wing Case: Light Brown
Legs:  Pale Olive

M102En      Emerger
Hook: 8-24
Thread: Oiive
Tails: Olive
Unfolding Wings: Gray
Abdomen: Dark Olive to Olive
Thorax: Olive  
Legs: Pale Olive

M102Et    Emerger with Trailing Shuck     
Hook: 18-24
Thread: Light Olive
Tail (T.S.) Light Olive  
Body Light Olive
Thorax: Light Olive
Wings: Light Gray
Legs: Pale Olive Gray     

M102D           Dun
Hook: 18-24
Thread: Light Olive
Tail: Pale Gray
Body: Light Olive  
Thorax: Light Olive   
Wings:  Light Gray
Hackle: (Legs) Pale Olive Gray

M102S     Perfect Spinner     
Hook: 18-24
Thread: Olive
Tail: Dark Gray
Abdomen:Olive Brown                                                                                             Thorax:
Olive                                                                         
Wings: White
Wing Case: Olive
Hackle:(Legs) Olive
Note: The male species of some of these species have a white or clear abdomen. These are
called Jenny Spinners
Coming Up Next:
Winter Stoneflies

Copyright 2008 James Marsh
Note:
This are the most common colors for the
little blue-winged olives. The colors may
vary some depending on the particular
stream, species and brood. They should be
very close to these colors but if you find the
naturals vary, you may want to change to
match them more accurately.

Commercial Available Flies:
Click on this link for some flies that match
the little blue-winged olives.
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