Fly Fishing – Fly Patterns

Olive Adams

Hook: 10-20 Light Wire, dry fly Thread: 8/0 Black Tail: Brown and grizzly hackle fibers Body: Olive dry fly dubbing Wings: Grizzly hen hackle tips Hackle: Brown and grizzly hackle, mixed

Tying Instructions:

  • Tie in mixed brown and grizzly hackle tips.
  • Dub olive dubbing on to thread and wrap 3/4 the way up the hook shank, with a taper.
  • Tie in 2 grizzly hackle tips, standing straight up in a V.
  • Tie in a brown and a grizzly hackle by their tips in front of the dubbing and wrap forward, and around the wings.
  • Secure with thread, trim, and whip finish.