Bibio Pomonae dry fly by Barry Ord Clarke

Bibio Pomonae dry fly

It’s that time of year again when old red legs hatches in great numbers!

This is a very easy but extremely effective bibio pattern that has worked for me for decades.

Also some very neat techniques for making the hairy red back attractor legs and a segmented foam body.

Bibio Pomonae dry fly recipe

  • Hook: Mustad Heritage R30 AP # 14/16
  • Tying thread: Sheer 14/0 Black
  • Body: 2.4 mm Black foam cylinder
  • Wing: White Para Post
  • Legs: Red CDC stems
  • Thorax: Black CDC

How to tie Bibio Pomonae dry fly

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