The Barbless Corixa imitates Corixa, also known as the waterboatman. Corixa are regularly found at the edit of stillwaters.
Fly Fishing with Barbless Corixa
Use Barbless Corixa on tapered leaders or in teams of corixa imitators on droppered leaders. Do not retrieve these quickly as the real corixa will rise and drop rapidly around the waters edge, lifting and dropping is sufficient. Typically with Barbless Corixa we are trying to imitate corixa which are 5mm to 10mm in length.
When we use the Barbless Corixa we are trying to imitate the Corixa which is a striking creature, its back is beautifully marked with dark brown or black dashes with bands of gold. Itís air supply (a small bubble on the underside of its abdomen) when at full capacity looks like a bead of mercury held between the legs.
Barbless Corixa was last modified on 09/02/2022 16:47