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Category Archives: Midge Nymphs

Black Beauty Emerger

Black Beauty Emerger

Black Beauty Emerger Fly Tying Instructions The Black Beauty Emerger is based of the the classic Black Beauty.  Antron yarn was added to the back and top of the fly.  The dubbing on the head was also changed to a grey or light brown color.  The Black Beauty Emerger is a simple fly to tie,… Continue Reading

Blood Midge

Blood Midge

Blood Midge Fly Tying Instructions The Blood Midge is a great fly for winter trout fishing.  Trout love red from some reason and they regularly respond to flies with red in them.  Blood Midges exist in every river and lake.  In lakes they are called Chironomids.  In rivers they are much smaller and thinner.  Blood… Continue Reading

Skinny Nelson

Skinny Nelson

Skinny Nelson Fly Tying Instructions The Skinny Nelson is a slim profiled mayfly nymph.  It works well in tailwaters and on picky trout.  The Skinny Nelson can be tied with or without a bead, if you do use a bead a black one is best.  The Skinny Nelson also works the best when it is… Continue Reading

Zebra Midge

Zebra Midge

Zebra Midge Fly Tying Instructions The Zebra Midge is one of the most effective midge patterns out there.  It is so simple, but still very effective.  The Zebra Midge can be tied in many different colors and sizes.  The most common colors the Zebra Midge is tied in is red and black.  The Zebra Midge… Continue Reading

WD-50

WD-50

WD-50 Fly Tying Instructions The WD-50 is very close cousin to the WD-40.  Everything is the same on the WD-50 except for the flashback and the wood duck wing case.  The WD-50 can be tied in several different colors.  The most common colors are olive and tan.  The Wd-50 is a great fly for picky… Continue Reading