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#1 H.Champagne

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Posted 12 October 2011 - 01:33 PM

looking to learn more about midges. There is so much info on the web about the same exact patterns and was curious if anyone has and ideas or resources for learning more about types of midges, colors, stages, locations, etc...
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#2 flytire

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Posted 13 October 2011 - 07:58 AM

http://en.wikipedia....ki/Chironomidae

http://flycraftangli...index.asp?p=125

http://insects.ummz....~ethanbr/chiro/

http://www.entomolog...midge/index.htm

http://bugguide.net/node/view/3163
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#3 H.Champagne

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Posted 13 October 2011 - 09:59 AM

Those are all pretty sweet, the second link listed was exactly what I was looking for actually. Thanks for the leads! i'll post up some pics once i start putting some patterns together.
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Posted 10 December 2011 - 11:25 AM

looking to learn more about midges. There is so much info on the web about the same exact patterns and was curious if anyone has and ideas or resources for learning more about types of midges, colors, stages, locations, etc...

Check out this video on hatching midges.
http://midcurrent.co...ycle-of-midges/