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Default Midge Swap #2, Winter 2012

More great midge patterns for our second midge swap this year. Thanks to all participants!


Tied by Laurie
Pot Bellied Spider
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Tied by Stimulator2
Mosquito Larva
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Hook: Nymph 1xl 16 and 18
Thread: Black
Tail: Soft grizzly hackle barbs
Rib: Fine Copper wire
Abdomen: Stripped peacock herl
Thorax: peacock herl
Wings: Grizzly hen hackle tips
Gills: Soft grizzly hackle barbs extending out front over head


Tied by Mudbug
Bubble Wing Emerger
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Tied by Darwin
Dorsey’s Top Secret Midge size 20
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Tied by La_jolla1
Duster Variant Midge
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Hook: Dai-Riki dry Fly size 20
Body: fine black dubbing
Hackle: Badger hackle


Tied by williamhj
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Hook: Umpqua U202 size 20
Bead: 2.0 mm black brass bead
Thread: Uni 17/0 Trico thread with black permanent marker for color
Rib: Small Ultra-wire in Chartreuse
Wing: Z-lon
Thorax: Peacock Herl


Tied by kayo
Olive WD-40 Biot Midge size 20
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Hook: Dry fly size 20
Thread: Olive
Tail: Mallard flank
Abdomen: Olive goose biot wound "ribbed"
Wing Pads: Mallard flank
Thorax: Olive Super Fine


Tied by Famill00
Marc-O-Midge
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Hook: Size 22 scud hook (Use size 16-24)rBrass Bead: Gold, sized to hook (5/64" here on size 22)
Thread: Black 8/0 or smaller thread
Rib: Small gold wire (or color of your choice)
Body: Black tying thread
Wing: White Antron/Z-lon tied extending forward over eye


Tied by S fontinalis
Olive Al’s Rat
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Hook: Straight eye Dry Fly size 18
Thread: Olive
Body: Olive tying thread
Thorax: Muskrat dubbing


Tied by Gatortransplant
Joni’s Deadly Chirono Blue
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Hook: Curved Emerger size 18
Head: White glass bead
Body: Black thread
Rib: Blue Ultrawire, small
Wing: Herringback K Flash


Tied by Mcnerney
Iceman Midge Pupa
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Hook: Dai-Riki 135-C size 16
Thread: Red 6/0 Uni behind the eye
Body: Three strans of wire, 2 olive and 1 black or mix the colors as you prefer
Thorax: Olive 6/0 thread
Coat the entire pattern with Clear Cure Goo and then Sally Hansen’s Hard As Nails for hard tack free finish


Tied by Webrx
Glass Bead Chiromie
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Tied by Pocono
Copperhead Nymph
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Hook: Daiichi 1120 curved size 12
Thread: Olive Danville Fly Master 6/0
Body: Copper and Black UTC Ultrawire, Brassie
Gills: White Antron yarn
Collar: Peacock herl


Tied by peregrines
TDC- Thompson’s Delectable Chironomid
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Hook: Nymph 1 or 2xl
Thread: Black Uni 8/0
Rib: Silver Danville’s wire, fine
Abdomen: Black fur
Thorax: same as abdomen but 2x diameter
Gills: White Ostrich herl
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