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Old 12-27-2013, 11:13 PM
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The one thing I didn't have in my box today, 22's nope, 20's nope on the snowy banks were some tiny black midges no bigger than a 26 possibly smaller. Maybe time to find some smaller hooks.

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crazy, how you tie tippet to this
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Old 12-27-2013, 11:25 PM
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crazy, how you tie tippet to this
C and F Design Threaders and Threader boxes. Put tippet through and pull fly on.

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Old 12-27-2013, 11:49 PM
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ок, about little flies, my variation of midges...

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C and F Design Threaders and Threader boxes. Put tippet through and pull fly on.

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and for what, this thing in the middle of the picture, knockout little trout??? (Just kidding)
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Old 12-28-2013, 08:56 AM
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lol that has a magnet on one end for picking up small flies, pulls apart and has a needle and also serves as a nail knot tool. Though I will try it on teh next fish I get and see if I can knock him out with it as well.
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Misfit Midge #18
By varying the colors, this "midge" has proven very successful for Midge, BWO, & Caddis hatches.

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Another quill body midge #20.

Had to post it because an accident created a nice element to it. I spilled a little CCG Hydro on a piece of, dark gray, open cell foam (small soft foam blocks used in shipping). I noticed it looked pretty natural & buggy. I cut a thin piece off of some fresh foam and used it for the wing pad, put a drop of ccg hydro on it and this was the result...
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Old 12-28-2013, 11:34 PM
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Misfit Midge #18
By varying the colors, this "midge" has proven very successful for Midge, BWO, & Caddis hatches.

Olive
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Olive-Dun
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Black
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o boy, they look like little toys), cool tying!

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Another quill body midge #20.

Had to post it because an accident created a nice element to it. I spilled a little CCG Hydro on a piece of, dark gray, open cell foam (small soft foam blocks used in shipping). I noticed it looked pretty natural & buggy. I cut a thin piece off of some fresh foam and used it for the wing pad, put a drop of ccg hydro on it and this was the result...
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Gotta love when accidents help more than hurt

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that's what I'm talking about) incident gives rise to something new
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Old 12-29-2013, 10:14 PM
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With the winter season fast approaching, I needed to tie up a new nymph/midge box. Mission accomplished.

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Thanks argail! They are toys & I love playing with them
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