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Barr’s Micro Emerger

Barr’s Micro Emerger

Barr’s Micro Emerger Fly Tying Video Instructions The Barr’s Micro Emerger is a simple and sparsely tied nymph, designed for picky trout in western tailwaters.  The Barr’s Micro Emerger can be tied in Black or the Red variation.  The Barr’s Micro Emerger is made to imitate the many small insects in high altitude tailwaters including:… Continue Reading

Herter’s Bastard Midge

Herter’s Bastard Midge

Herter’s Bastard Midge Fly Tying Video Instructions The Herter’s Bastard Midge is a great midge emerger dry fly pattern.  The tail of the Herter’s Bastard Midge imitates the trailing shuck of an emerging midge adult from the pupae casing.  The Elk Hair on the Herter’s Bastard Midge imitates the antennae and the legs of the… Continue Reading

Griffith’s Gnat

Griffith’s Gnat

Griffith’s Gnat Fly Tying Video Instructions The Griffith’s Gnat one of the most simple and best midge imitations ever invented.  The Griffith’s Gnat was designed to be a midge cluster and not just a individual midge.  The Griffith’s Gnat can be tied in many sizes.  The Griffith’s Gnat is most often tied in sizes #18-22,… Continue Reading

Midge Dry Fly

Midge Dry Fly

Midge Dry Fly Tying Video Instructions The Midge Dry Fly is a classic and traditional dry fly midge imitation.  The Midge Dry Fly is the most simple and easiest of the dry fly midges to tie.  The Midge Dry Fly has been a effective midge imitation early on in the history of fly fishing.  The… Continue Reading

Sprout Midge

Sprout Midge

Sprout Midge Fly Tying Video Instructions The Sprout Midge is one of the most effective midge dry fly patterns out there.  The Sprout Midge is tied on a 2487 curved hook.  This allows for the back portion of the fly and the trailing shuck to remain submerged.  Giving it the appearance of being trapped and… Continue Reading