Hans Stephenson of Dakota Angler & Outfitter show us his take on Sipper Midge, a Bighorn River classic in this fly tying video. This is a simple fly pattern that packs a punch. Fish this for selective trout feeding on midge adults or even emerging midges. Tie this in several body colors- namely black, olive,…

 

Bucky McCormick of Blue Ribbon Flies demonstrates how to tie a Muskrat midge in this fly tying video tutorial. Imitating Midge Pupa Trout taking pupae do so in the surface film but usually key on impaired-emerging adults, those individuals stuck in their pupal shucks and unable to escape. Patterns incorporating a trailing shuck, such as…

 

Aaron Jasper of Trout Predator Online demonstrates how to tie Al’s Rat, a dead simple yet deadly midge pupa pattern that works pretty darn well even in the thick of a full blown Tricos hatch. Go figure. Tricos Hatch + Midge Pupa = Fish Don’t ask me why, but a midge pupa imitation such as…

 

It is 3:00 AM, I just got in from a week long, rain-soaked trip to California and I am writing about the life cycle of a midge. How I ended up in this state of affairs, I’m not certain. In any event here goes….. Ok, so I’m too tired to write so I figured I’d…