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Midge's Life Cycle

tied by B.C.TroutHunter
Fly Type: not available Dry, Terrestrials & Midges, Wet,
Target Species: not available Panfish, Trout,
Material List:
All these flies use the following Hook:
Mustad 94840 Dry fly hook, sizes 12-20

For the midge larvae to the left:
Thread: Fine Uni-Mono
Underbody: Red Floss
Overbody: 8lbs Monofilament

For the midge pupae in the center:
Thread: Black 8/0 Uni-Thread
Tail and "Antenae": White Ostrich Herl tip
Abdomen: Black, Brown, Green, or Red Floss
Ribbing: Fine Copper or Silver wire
Thorax: Small mound of thread
"Legs": Goose Biot tips, one on each side

For the midge adult to the right:
Thread: Black 8/0 Uni-Thread
Tail: Grizzly Hackle tips
Abdomen: Wrapped Goose Biot that has a white center and black edges
Wing: Grey CDC tips
Hackle: Grizzly Hackle
Tying Instructions: Tie in the materials in the order listed.
Presentation Tips: Now you have the complete midge life cycle.

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