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Quick Tie - Simple Midge


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#1 fshng84

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Posted 21 October 2018 - 08:29 AM

Here is a quick tie fishing fly pattern that uses minimal material; for ease of reference, we call it the Simple Midge. Works well on Bluegill, Sunfish, and fingerling Bass. Hope to try it on trout this upcoming Trout Stocking Season!
 
Recipe calls for:
Peacock Herl
Mallard Flank
Size 16 Caddis Hook (can go up/down as desired)
Black Tying Thread
 


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Posted 21 October 2018 - 04:48 PM

Great Video! This will be the next pattern I'm going to try.
I actually have the Materials on hand; would a #12 hook be too big?

Thanks! :o

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Posted 22 October 2018 - 10:25 PM

Great Video! This will be the next pattern I'm going to try.
I actually have the Materials on hand; would a #12 hook be too big?

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Thanks CasualAngler - Size 12 should work for Bluegill and Sunfish. I have some in sz 12 and 14 in the flybox for the upcoming trout season... plan to try it depending on what the trout are feeding on.



#4 CasualAngler

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Posted 26 October 2018 - 11:30 AM

My first attempt at the above Midge... Comments welcome!

Alan :o

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Posted 28 October 2018 - 10:22 PM

My first attempt at the above Midge... Comments welcome!

Alan ohmy.png

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Very nice!  Do post pictures of fish that go for it!