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tob1 10-09-2010 10:51 PM

Midge cluster
Midge Cluster
Midge Cluster
Type of fly dry fly, midge, chironomid
Originator of pattern if known Staffan LindstrÝm from Norway
Tied and Submitted by Tob1
Level of tying experience needed to tie this pattern Intermediate, a little more complicated pattern, previous experience tying different types of patterns helpful.
Materials listed in order of tie in:
Hook dry fly size 10
Thread Black 8/0
Tail None
Body Bennecchi chenille burned at one end and a knot at the other and tan and gray dry fly dubbing.
Head Thread
Special tying notes See step by steps included below
Target species Trout and grayling
Fishing notes

Step by step:

make a knot in the chenille thread

quickly burn the end of the thread

Pocono 10-10-2010 06:26 AM

Re: Midge cluster
Great idea. Trygve sent me one of this pattern last season and it was very effective for me not only during the midge season, but at other times. Midges "raft" together, so the idea of a clustered tie make a lot of sense.

Creative pattern; excellent tie.


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