Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Bivisibles


Black & White Bivisible

Hook: Dry fly
Thread: Black (or white)
Black hackle tied palmered over the body, with a few turns of white in front


Brown & White Bivisible

Hook: Dry fly
Thread: Black (or white)
Brown hackle tied palmered over the body, with a few turns of white in front


Golden Badger & White Bivisible

Hook: Dry fly
Thread: Black (or white)
Golden badger hackle tied palmered over the body, with a few turns of white in front


Grizzly & White Bivisible

Hook: Dry fly
Thread: Black (or white)
Grizzly hackle tied palmered over the body, with a few turns of white in front



Silver Badger & White Bivisible

Hook: Dry fly
Thread: Black (or white)
Silver badger hackle tied palmered over the body, with a few turns of white in front

Tying note: Tails can be added (same color as the aft hackle) and the body may be tinsel


Grizzly & White Bivisible

Hook: Dry fly
Thread: Black (or white)
Tail: Grizzly hackle fibers
Body: Flat silver tinsel
Grizzly hackle tied palmered over the body, with a few turns of white in front

Try different color rear hackle but keep the white up front.

Regarding the bivisibles: Some recipes have tails of hackle fibers (same color as the rear hackle), hackle tips (same color as the rear hackle), tinsel bodies and even dubbed bodies. Tie them how YOU see fit


A bit of history: http://flyanglersonline.com/features/oldflies/part258.php

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