How to Tie the Bivisible

Producer: Tim Flagler

Videographer and tier Tim Flagler talks about the Bivisible:

“The Bivisible is a pattern that dates back to the 1920’s and, if not directly invented by Edward Ringwood Hewitt, it was certainly popularized by him in his 1926 book Telling On The Trout. In the book, Hewitt states darker colors are more visible to trout looking up, than light colors, so most of the fly is constructed of palmered brown hackle. From above, however, the brown is difficult for anglers to see, particularly in low light. Thus, a few turns, or as Hewitt puts it ‘a small wisp’ of white hackle, is added at the head of the fly which makes the pattern more visible.”