Published Apr 30. 2023 - 5 months ago
Updated or edited May 3. 2023

Bubble Midge

Here we will be tying the fly Bubble Midge. The fly is a great option for both stream and lake fishing and catches both brown trout, arctic char, brook trout and rainbow. This is one of my Go-to flies there are always in the box. I prefer them in sizes 16-20, but you can of course tie them smaller. Here in Iceland size nr. 16 has worked out just fine. The Bubble Midge is simple to tie and totally worth keeping a few in your box when you go fishing. Some say that this fly is originally made guy a guy in the USA in around 1992 named Rick Murphy, but it may be as well older than that in some variations with something else to replace the glass bead.


Author: Rick Murphy
Hook: Ahrex FW520 #16
Thread: Semperfli Nano Silk Professional black 20D.
Rib: Semperfli silver wire 0,2mm
Body: The thread
Back: Mercury glass bead clear, on a tippet material 5-10 lbs.
Thorax: Black dubbing.
Head: UV Solarez Bone Cure.

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