Invicta Flies - Blue Wing Olive, Wedge-Wing
I have used the Blue Winged Olive to illustrate the use of the trimmed wedge-wing. This, combined with a body of turkey biot wrapped in "smooth" style, makes this a very realistice pattern good for finicky trout. For information on these techniques, consult the Helpful Info: Tying Techniques sections, All About Biots, and Wedge-Wing Style.
Hook: Mustad 94840, #14-20
Thread: Danville's Prewaxed 6/0, olive
Tail: medium dun hackle fibers
Body: turkey biot, dyed to match natural
Hackle: medium dun
Wing: reindeer, dyed to dun, trimmed