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Old 07-28-2011, 02:30 PM
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Beautiful fish! Midges are my go to when nothing else seems to work.
Yes, I have to agree, when nothing else works try midges, it is amazing how often they will produce fish!

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those are nice brown. Did you tie those flies? Then would you post pictures of those flies. I am thinking of going to a water near here and want to fish exclusively with midges and so I am ready to spend times tying some flies.
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No I didn't tie them. I used to tie flies but got away from it. Started again this year but these were bought, not even sure where I 've had them so long. Just straight Cream and Grey Midges in #18 & 20's will work. Usually tie some 6X tippet on to float them and they have to be exactly floating right. I skidded one over a rising trout yesterday and he refused, wouldn't even come up to look. Moved over to give it a straight cast and gulp, he took it! These fish are real finnicky about how the midges are presented, as I'm sure they are everywhere.
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