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Elvis Chironomid

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My version of this patterns differs a little from John Kent's design, but they quite similar. Here is the recipe for my version.


Elvis Chironomid fly pattern recipe - John Kent

Hook: Firehole 315 #10-16

Bead: White brass or tungsten

Underbody: White FWN

Thread: Red 8/0 (70d)

Rib: Mahogany Slim Rib (brown or wine)

Body: Mirage Flashabou

Coating: Bone Dry UV resin

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Decent fly. I don't tie chironomids ... since all I catch with them is 2 inch sunfish. But the video is fairly well done.

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