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Springtime Olive Nymph

Hook 10 - 14
Tail White bucktail fibres
Rib Fine gold wire
Body Olive marabou dubbing built up to form a thorax with brown peacock herl over the upper thorax to form a shell back
Wing None
Hackle Throat hackle of yellow cock hackle fibres
Head Black thread (varnished)
Use Adapted by Eric Begbie for use in Scottish stillwaters but discovered to fish well for rainbow trout, char and grayling in the samller Alaska rivers. Can be leaded if required.

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