2019 365 Fly Tying Challenge Day 7: Hippie Chick Midge

2019 365 Fly Tying Challenge Day 7: Hippie Chick Midge

    To conclude Winter Confidence fly week, I end with Tim Flagler's Hippie Chick Midge. This pattern was created to to give trout their choice of hot spots, blending 4 different fluorescent threads together into the body, and it's quite ingenious. If you are familiar with european nymphing, you...

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2019 365 Fly Tying Challenge Day 6: Patty Cakes Midge

2019 365 Fly Tying Challenge Day 6: Patty Cakes Midge

    Continuing with Winter Confidence Fly week is the Patty Cakes Midge, designed by Patrick Fulkrod, and as seen in Landon Mayer's new book The Hunt For Giant Trout. Patrick is the owner operator of South Holston River Company, where he has guided. The Soho is well known for...

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2019 365 Fly Tying Challenge Day 5: Mercury Midge

2019 365 Fly Tying Challenge Day 5: Mercury Midge

On the fifth day of Winter Confidence flies, I bring you Pat Dorsey's Mercury Midge. I have seen Pat's fly boxes, and they are filled with thousands of flies and he is never shy of a few dozen Mercury Midges, as featured in his book Tying & Fishing Tailwater Flies....

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2019 365 Challenge Day 2: Tungsten Tube Midge

2019 365 Challenge Day 2: Tungsten Tube Midge
The 2019 365 Fly Tying Challenge is in full swing, and for day two I'm tying a fly that has replaced the zebra midge in my fly boxes. Yeup, I said it. Click here to read about why Landon Mayer's Tubing Midge should be in your fly boxes as well.

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2019 365 Fly Tying Challenge Day 4: Deep Poison Tung

2019 365 Fly Tying Challenge Day 4: Deep Poison Tung

    Continuing with the Winter Confidence Fly weekly theme, today we feature a fly designed by Colorado based fly tyer and Umpqua Feather Merchants signature fly designer, Charlie Craven, owner of Charlie's Fly Box and celebrated author. The Deep Blue Poison Tung is a midge pattern designed around the...

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