[Video] How to tie Barr’s BWO Emerger

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.

Barr’s BWO Emerger Material List

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
Flash: Flashabou
Wingcase/legs: Wood duck
Thorax: Beaver fur, natural


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Ken is an avid fisherman of 40+ years who loves to explore and find new places to fish. He created DIY Fly Fishing to help you do the same.

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