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dhayden 10-15-2013 02:06 PM

BWO Nymph Patterns
 
What's your favorite BWO (Baetis) nymph patterns?

I saw a great pattern a guy was using on the Beaverhead the other day... now, of course I can't remember how it was made.. almost looked like a very small poxyback green/olive stone

ETA - sorry - I should have said.. nymph patterns

lightline 10-15-2013 03:06 PM

Re: BWO Patterns
 
Oops, thought you wanted dries.

4peace1piece 10-15-2013 03:24 PM

Re: BWO Patterns
 
I actually don't own any of these, but I should.

http://ep.yimg.com/ca/I/yhst-1710565...272_1012713977

dhayden 10-15-2013 04:00 PM

Re: BWO Patterns
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by lightline (Post 601826)
Oops, thought you wanted dries.

Thanks, I'm with you on the dries.. I had nymphs in my head when I was writing it.. lol

stenacron 10-15-2013 07:51 PM

Re: BWO Nymph Patterns
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by dhayden (Post 601800)

What's your favorite BWO (Baetis) nymph patterns?

The Baetis are drawing lots of attention on the rivers in my area these past couple of weeks and I have been hauling the mail nymphing ahead of - and during - the hatch with the tandem of #16 simple BHPT (olive) followed by a #18 RS2 (olive). Put nearly four (4) dozen in the net over my last two (2) trips to the Provo River... most preferring the RS2.

Simple BHPT
http://i101.photobucket.com/albums/m...pse240c2b9.jpg

--Hook: #16 scud hook
--Bead: small, tungsten (copper colored)
--Thread: UTC 70 (light olive)
--Tail/Body: three (3) pheasant tail fibres
--Rib: fine gold wire
NOTE: Tied on a scud hook, the #16 fishes like a #18


RS2
http://i101.photobucket.com/albums/m...ps3a02f222.jpg

--Hook: #18 Nymph (2X heavy, 1X long)
--Thread: veevus 14/0 (brown)
--Tails: two (2) white Microfibbets, tied split
--Abdomen: one (1) strand of six (6) strand DMC floss (medium olive)
--Wing Tuft: small loop, folded Pearl Braid
--Thorax: dubbed Superfine (adams gray)
NOTE: This fly fished "OK" for me in it's traditional tie... switched to the Pearl Braid wing tuft (thank you for the 100th time Charlie Craven) and it really seemed to add a trigger effect and the catch rate went way up.


Depending on the depth of your stream/river you may need to add some weight to get 'em down... especially in fast water.

ghocevar 10-15-2013 10:00 PM

Re: BWO Nymph Patterns
 
Those are all some nice, easy looking patterns! I also like Barr's Emerger for BWOs.

williamhj 10-16-2013 01:14 AM

Re: BWO Patterns
 
Speaking of Charlie Craven, I love the juju baetis!

dean_mt 10-16-2013 11:12 AM

Re: BWO Patterns
 
Great ties, Joe.

Are the olive PTs standard pheasant tail or dyed olive?

You said you are fishing them tandem so you are nymphing with the RS2 "emerger." Good thinking, I've caught some nice fish nymphing with spent spinner flies.

planettrout 10-16-2013 11:50 AM

Re: BWO Patterns
 
Frankly, I use emerger patterns for BWO's/Baetis - most frequently...like these:

http://i305.photobucket.com/albums/n...psc200c871.jpg

RS2 Olive...

http://i305.photobucket.com/albums/n...ps1381e79b.jpg

Bat Wing Emerger...

http://i305.photobucket.com/albums/n...psd1c5f06b.jpg

RS2 Black...

...and this one:

http://i305.photobucket.com/albums/n...ps691c5843.jpg

Owens Emerger...

I fish 'em from the bottom to the top of the water column...


PT/TB :)

stenacron 10-16-2013 12:14 PM

Re: BWO Patterns
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by dean_mt (Post 602052)

Are the olive PTs standard pheasant tail or dyed olive?

Yes, dyed olive PT's. ;)


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