How to Tie a Midge

Tying a Midge for the Gunnison Valley from Chris Eaton on Vimeo.

In the video below Mike will show you how to tie a midge. One of the best flies to have during the cold winter and spring months is a midge. They are also one of the easiest flies to tie.  Follow along with Mike to start tying your own.

How to tie a Midge

To learn how to tie other flies check out Our Weekly Ties page.

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The Ingredients you need are:
– size 18 scud hook
– 6/0 Black thread
– Small copper wire
– Grey dubbing (or another color)

Suggested sizes to tie: 16, 18, 20, and if can see well enough size 22

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