#20 Midge: Winter Season

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Caddis Pupa Patterns

[singlepic id=2083 w=320 h=240 float=right] Cream Caddis Pupa Hook: #16-18 1x Short Scud Thread: 50 Denier White GSP Body: Cream Yarn Legs: Partridge Thorax: Brown Ostrich Herl Head: Black Bead Nothing to brag about here, just taking my materials and using them to create a traditional pupa pattern. I twisted …

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The W.F.F. CDC Midge Pupa

[singlepic id=2106 w=300 h=220 float=right] ——————————————————– The W.F.F. CDC Midge Pupa Hook: #20-22 2x Short Scud Thread: 70 Denier (Olive Shown) Underbody: Thread Gills: 1/2 CDC Puff Thorax: Natural Dubbing Overbody: .5mm Stretch Cord [singlepic id=2098 w=495 h=415 float=center] [singlepic id=2100 w=495 h=415 float=center] [singlepic id=2101 w=495 h=415 float=center] [singlepic id=2102 …

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Cased Caddis Larva Patterns

[singlepic id=2092 w=320 h=240 float=right] Peeping Cased Caddis Larva Hook: #12-20 Nymph Thread: 70 Denier Black Case: Cream Hen Soft-Hackle Body: Caddis Green Dubbing Legs: Black Hen Hackle Head: Black Thread I tied a bunch of these attempting to imitate the various Caddis larva found in our Driftless Area streams. …

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Smethurst’s Under-Feather Midge

[singlepic id=2070 w=260 h=180 float=left] I know it’s not a Caddis pattern but I needed a break the other day and was searching youtube for the usual fly fishing distraction when I came across a video from Frank Smethurst. He ties a midge pattern that peaked my interest. This thing has it …

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