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Black Zebra Midge
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Fly Type: Terrestrials & Midges,
Target Species: Trout,
Recommended Region: Northeast US,
Black Ultra Wire
Dansville Silver Flat Waxed Thread
#20-#24 Curve Shank Hook
Tying Instructions: Attach Ultra Wire and Silver Thread along the length of the hook back to the rear curved hook section. Cover the entire length of the wire and thread along the length of the hook with a good base of thread for an even look.
Spin the silver thread with hackle pliers to form the rounded wire shape.
Wrap the silver thread up to 2/3 hook shank, leaving slight space between wraps for Ultra Wire. Secure end of silver thread.
Wrap Ultra Wire up hook shank, being careful to spiral along the wraps of silver thread and secure up 2/3 hook shank.
Apply small collar of black dubbing up to hook eye and secure.
Presentation Tips: Float in the film or weighted under an indicator just before a midge hatch.
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