Published Dec 15. 2017 - 4 months ago
Updated or edited Dec 15. 2017

Bling Midge

The bling midge is one of the more popular flies on the San Juan river. I generally tie it in black, but it is effective in gray, brown, cream, and a variety of other colors. Its easy to tie, and very effective when trying to mimic a midge. The flash collar attracts fish, and also acts like a wing case. While I am tying this very small, it doesn't have to be tied this small only. For the San Juan River, I generally fish a size 22-26 size midge pattern, but other rivers might allow for larger midges and therefor easier to tie and fish.

Here is a list of materials I used on this fly, and links to where you can purchase them.
Hook: TMC 101 size 22
Thread: Veevus 16/0 in Black
Flash: Pearl Flashabou
Resin: Solarez Bone Dry UV Curing Resin


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