Published May 16. 2016 - 6 months ago

Griffith's Gnat

Midge hatches can be some of the most productive dry fly fishing experiences. The midges sometimes will cluster together, and the trout will go for these clusters because its a larger meal. The Griffiths Gnat matches the midge cluster very well. Its an old pattern that has been around for a long time, but still produces very well. It floats high on the water, so its great for an indicator fly when fishing a double rig. Use it as an indicator for a smaller midge dry fly, or even a midge emerger.

Hook: Size 14-22 dry fly good (in this case an Umpqua U002 size 18)
Thread: Black 8/0 or 70 denier thread
Body: 2 peacock hurl strands
Hackle: Grizzly dry fly hackle

Music: Sunny, funnysong, ukulele - Bensound.com

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