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Traditionally this pattern was designed to imitate what they call the Olives, and tied in olive.  Cannon Greenwell and James Wright are the originators of this pattern and it is still one of the most popular North Country Spider patterns to this day. I have taken that to be like a Green Drake, or green Mayfly.  The charts I've seen for this range from size 10 to size 16.  I tie and fish them in sizes 10 through 20 to fish during Green Drakes, Flavs, and BWOs. I've also tied it in a Rusty Brown for a March Brown Spider...

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