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Fly Tying Patterns

Partridge & Olive Emerger

Pattern: Hans Weilenmann. Fly and photograph: Hans Weilenmann

Hook:

TMC 2487 (or other make 'grub' hook), Sprite Sproat (or other make sproat bend wet fly hook) #10 - #18

Thread: Brown or olive (matching hackle color) 6/0 or 8/0
Hackle: Brown or dyed olive partridge back feather
Ribbing: Enamelled (dark) copper wire
Abdomen: Hare's mask, dyed olive
Thorax: Brown ostrich herl

The materials are listed in the order they are tied in.

For full tying instructions visit Hans Weilenmann's Flytier website

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The Pheasant Tail Nymph Sparkle wing Grey Duster Parachute
The Endrick Spider The Minky
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Pybus Otter Orange Goldhead
Mating Shrimp Olive Goldhead Damsel
Deer Hair Caddis Flexifloss Buzzer
Klinkhåmer Special - Olive  
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