Chironomid #2
Ron Eagle Elk

Chironomid #2

I call it mike's midge, it has produced pretty well for me in most of the rivers i have fished here in utah. i think they look so much better with the naked eye, because ron takes such good pictures, all of a sudden i am critisizing the hell out of my ties, now i can see all the discrepancies. oh well. i consider it a combonation of a zebra midge, foam wing emerger and a k.f. flasher. i fish it like a nymph.




Hook - any small hook, i tie them on 16's - 22's
Body - any color thread you want, i use red, green, black, tan, or olive. i have had the best success on red, green and black
Rib - small oval silver tinsel
Underwing - 3 or 4 strands of rainbow krystal flah cut short
Overwing - white foam cut shorter then the underwing
Head - usually olive brown krystal dub, but have used black lite bright with equal success.


I always fish it as my bottom fly under either a worm, nymph or soft hackle.
 
Very nice tye mike, I like this one much better.
I know what you mean about blowing these flies up 100 times their normal size...
 

Media information

Category
2005 Tax Day Swap
Added by
Ron Eagle Elk
Date added
View count
1,707
Comment count
2
Rating
0.00 star(s) 0 ratings

Share this media

Top