Tim Flagler (Tightline Productions) shows us how to tie the legendary Barr’s BWO Emerger. Developed by John Barr back in 1975, the Barr BWO emerger has stood the test of time and is still as productive today as it was back then.
Hook: Dai-Riki #125 (2X-short emerger hook), sizes 18-24
Thread: Veevus 16/0, dark brown
Tail/Shuck: Hackle fibers, brown or ginger
Body: Beaver dubbing, olive
Wingcase/legs: Wood duck
Thorax: Beaver fur, natural
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