Flashback Blue-Winged Olive Emerger

When summer kicks in, my best dropper flies tend to be small emergers. So, I am experimenting with some new colors, as I prep for our Pittsburg, NH, trip. View this post on Instagram For low and slow water on languid summer days. Size 18 Flashback BWO emerger. Post at the blog. HT @flyfishfood #flytying

Tried-and-True Emerger Patterns

I’m reloading the fly boxes with some tried-and-true patterns. Among them are the flashback WD-40 and the Caddis Emerger. I these days make the former in sizes 16 to 20. You can go down to size 32, but I don’t torture myself with that anymore! I add a strip of Krystal Flash and cover the