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Blue Winged Olive - (Pack of 3)

Blue Winged Olive - (Pack of 3)

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The Blue Winged Olive fly pattern has a long history and has been a staple in fly fishing for decades. It is believed to have originated in the United Kingdom and has since gained popularity worldwide. The fly is especially renowned for its effectiveness during hatches of Blue Winged Olive mayflies, which typically occur in the spring and fall.

The Blue Winged Olive fly typically features a slender, olive-colored body, imitating the natural appearance of the mayfly. The wings are often represented by light dun or olive-colored feathers or synthetic materials, which mimic the delicate and translucent wings of the natural insect. The fly may also include a tail and hackle to further imitate the mayfly's appearance.

When fishing with a Blue Winged Olive fly, it is crucial to observe the water and look for signs of rising fish or hatching insects. This fly is most effective during hatches of Blue Winged Olive mayflies when trout are actively feeding on the emerging insects.

For presenting the Blue Winged Olive fly, a delicate and precise cast is often required to mimic the natural drift of the mayfly. It is essential to focus on a dead-drift presentation, allowing the fly to float naturally on the water's surface. This can entice trout to rise and take the fly as they would with the real insect.

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