chironomid

  1. Troutlife

    Chironomid Tips Please

    I have been reading through a lot of the Stillwater threads and have noticed chironomids seem to be very popular. I will do some research of my own and watch a few videos but was wondering if the WFF had any helpful tips. I fish Stillwater a lot (given how much I get to fish, which isn't very...
  2. Shawn Seeger

    Flex Floss "Buzzer" Chironomid

    I was asked how I tied mine, so here is a video I shot. Tight lines Shawn
  3. Peach

    Full sinking line deep water chironomid experience

    In a separate post - I read that Brian Chen uses a "full sinking line deep water chironomid" technique which others on this board also uses. I am very curious to learn more about this method. I am a Stillwater guy who owns Intermediate/Type III/Type V full sinking lines and I don't like to...
  4. toadthedry

    Chironomid dropper

    I have read about tying a second chironomid on for lake fishing by tying 18 or so inches of tippet onto the tippet above the top chironomid with an improved clinch knot and then tying your bottom chironomid to the end of this tippet. I did this today and it increased the number of takes I got...
  5. E

    Chironomid fishing

    I am not a good chironomid fisher, those of you who are. I have a few questions what rod legth and weight do you use and why, I've read enough to understand the way to do it , but I'm wondering obout the gear your using. Thank in advance for your responces. Thanks Earl.
  6. Mike Ediger

    Modified Hog Magnet Chironomid

    While a chromie is probably one of my top two chironomid patterns regardless of what the naturals look like, there are many times a throat sample will show naturals are mostly dark or only have the shiny abdomen and the rest of the body is dark, whatever the respective body color is...
  7. B

    FS Mystic M 5 Wt. 10'3" 4 Pc. Chironomid Fly Rod. Also A 6 Wt For Sale.

    Those of you who are avid Chironomid fly fishers would appreciate one of these Mystic M 10'3" fly rods. I first learned of them from Phil Rowley last year. He was at the B.C. Outdoor show doing some roll casting demos. Now I've been through the major brand expensive fly rods and when I saw the...
  8. Ron McNeal

    Quill Body Chironomid ?'s

    I want to tie up some quill body chironomids like this and have some ?'s for those of you that have tied similar flies. 1. I can't find a local source for stripped peacock hurls - where do you get yours? 2. The three brands I've seen online (Polish Quills, Veniard & trout...
  9. b_illymac

    SBS Yet another Chironomid

    Just putting up something slightly different that has worked well the last couple trips out. Gather supplies. I know the flat braid is spendy but I sure like it. I believe the color is fl pearl. Use whatever hook and size you prefer and match with white bead. Tie in. I'm using brown 6/0 thread...
  10. tyafly

    New to stillwater. Need help IDing this bug

    This afternoon I was fishing a Western Washington lake and the trout start sipping these guys off the surface. There was also a lot of chironomid pupal shucks floating on the top that looked very similar in size, color and segmentation to the flies. Are the shucks from the flies? Thanks in...
  11. Midge emerger

    Midge emerger

    My favoright midge emerger that my pe teacher showed me how to tie. I think this is probably just bob quigliy's calibaetis cripple on a striaght shank hook, but the fish dont care, they eat it till there is nothing left during heavy midge hatches on stillwaters.
  12. Turtle on a chironomid

    Turtle on a chironomid

  13. 2003 Chironomid Fly Swap : Super floss Chironomid

    2003 Chironomid Fly Swap : Super floss Chironomid

  14. 2003 Chironomid Fly Swap : greek geek

    2003 Chironomid Fly Swap : greek geek

  15. 2003 Chironomid Fly Swap : Chronic Midge

    2003 Chironomid Fly Swap : Chronic Midge

  16. 2003 Chironomid Fly Swap : disco-midge

    2003 Chironomid Fly Swap : disco-midge

  17. 2003 Chironomid Fly Swap : 1000

    2003 Chironomid Fly Swap : 1000

  18. 2003 Chironomid Fly Swap : 800

    2003 Chironomid Fly Swap : 800

  19. 2003 Chironomid Fly Swap : 900

    2003 Chironomid Fly Swap : 900

  20. 2003 Chironomid Fly Swap : 700

    2003 Chironomid Fly Swap : 700

  21. 2003 Chironomid Fly Swap : Krystal Midge Pupa

    2003 Chironomid Fly Swap : Krystal Midge Pupa

  22. 2003 Chironomid Fly Swap : Glowing Midge

    2003 Chironomid Fly Swap : Glowing Midge

  23. 2003 Chironomid Fly Swap : Tiny Miracle - Red

    2003 Chironomid Fly Swap : Tiny Miracle - Red

  24. 2003 Chironomid Fly Swap : Peppermint Snack

    2003 Chironomid Fly Swap : Peppermint Snack

  25. 2003 Chironomid Fly Swap : Black Rowdy

    2003 Chironomid Fly Swap : Black Rowdy

  26. 2003 Chironomid Fly Swap : Adult midge pattern

    2003 Chironomid Fly Swap : Adult midge pattern

  27. 2003 Chironomid Fly Swap : Black Palimino Midge

    2003 Chironomid Fly Swap : Black Palimino Midge

  28. 2003 Chironomid Fly Swap : Collaborator

    2003 Chironomid Fly Swap : Collaborator

  29. 2003 Chironomid Fly Swap : Otto's RW (red worm)

    2003 Chironomid Fly Swap : Otto's RW (red worm)

  30. 2003 Chironomid Fly Swap : Silver Lake midge

    2003 Chironomid Fly Swap : Silver Lake midge

  31. 2003 Chironomid Fly Swap : Black Ice chironomid

    2003 Chironomid Fly Swap : Black Ice chironomid

  32. 2003 Chironomid Fly Swap : Desert Storm Chironomid

    2003 Chironomid Fly Swap : Desert Storm Chironomid

  33. 2003 Chironomid Fly Swap : Beadhead Chronomid

    2003 Chironomid Fly Swap : Beadhead Chronomid

  34. 2003 Chironomid Fly Swap : Royal Chironomid

    2003 Chironomid Fly Swap : Royal Chironomid

  35. A Cironomid caught Brown

    A Cironomid caught Brown

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