SS Olive Trout Bug

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Tying Recipe and materials:

  • Hook: Demmon Competition 601#12-#14
  • Thread: Black Uni 8/0
  • Body: Mad Rabbit Dubbing yellow-olive mixed
  • Tail: no tail
  • Bead: Troutline tungsten bead
  • Ribbing: olive round pearl tinsel
  • Thorax: Troutline Sparkle Dubbing green mixed with Troutline Fine Loch Dubbing black

Fishing tips:

  • perfect for fishing using any style of nymphing
  • extremely efficient  with short nymphing
  • use it when the river is very fast flowing behind big rocks or structures
  • big flies on very fast and deep rivers
  • small flies on fast and very clear rivers
1 Comment
  • Colleen Lutchko
    July 1, 2017

    Used to make flies with my dad years ago. I have his old flytying cupboard and would love to start tying flies. Would love to carry on his legacy especially within our family. Do you have any suggestions on how to get started??

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