BWO Nymph


Originator: Danie Erasmus

Hook: #16 TMC 2587

Thread: 8/0 olive

Bead: 5/64 gold tungsten

Tail: Olive Hungarian partridge

Abdomen: Light olive dry fly dubbing

Ribbing: Small chartreuse wire

Thorax: 0.015 lead wire blue wing olive dubbing

Legs: Olive Hungarian Partridge

Wingcase: Black holographic tinsel

This BWO (Blue Winged Olive) nymph pattern does not imitate a specific Genus or species but rather imitate several Genera of the Beatidae family that can be described as Blue Winged Olives.