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Chironomid Patterns

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  • 2 Bead Midge

    2 Bead Midge

    “There something not quite right about this bug. I think I’ll give it a bite!” Yes, as a fisheries biologist I am able to read the minds of trout, and this is the general though process that goes through their little fishy brains before...

    $1.50
  • 3D Epoxy Bloodworm

    3D Epoxy Bloodworm

    Buried in the mud and silt of trout lakes and rivers across the continent are an army of midge and chironomid larva.  In order to survive in these low oxygen conditions, many of these midges produce more oxygen-carrying hemoglobin protein, which...

    $1.50
  • Black & red Beadhead Chironomid Pupa Pearl Beadhead Chironomid Pupa

    Beadhead Chironomid Pupa

    Making up to 90% of the trout's diet in many lakes and reservoir across the nation, there are few families of invertebrates or fly patterns so important to the trophy trout hunter as the Beadhead Chironomid Pupa!  Tied in a variety of sizes and...

    $1.75
  • Beadhead Hotspot Chironomid Pupa

    Beadhead Hotspot Chironomid Pupa

    Making up to 90% of the trout's diet in many lakes and reservoir across the nation, there are few families of invertebrates or fly patterns so important to the trophy trout hunter as the Chironomid!  Tied in a variety of sizes and colors, this fly...

    $1.75
  • Black Beadhead Zebra Midge Red Beadhead Zebra Midge Chartreuse Beadhead Zebra Midge Brown Beadhead Zebra Midge

    Beadhead Zebra Midge

    With nearly 17,000 species of midges crowding our North American waters, the Beadhead Zebra Midge is an amazing generalist pattern that - when fished in several sizes and colors - can be used to effectively match the larva life cycle of almost every...

    $1.75
  • Black Beadhead Zebra Midge Pupa Red Beadhead Zebra Midge Pupa Olive Beadhead Zebra Midge Pupa Brown Beadhead Zebra Midge Pupa

    Beadhead Zebra Midge Pupa

    With nearly 17,000 species of midges crowding our North American waters, the Beadhead Zebra Midge Pupa is an amazing generalist pattern that - when fished in several sizes and colors - can be used to effectively match the  pupa or emerger life...

    $1.75
  • Black Beauty

    Black Beauty

    While not much to look at, the slim black profile and contrasting wire rib of the Black Beauty has proven to be the downfall of more trout than we can count.  With almost 17,000 species of midge crowding our North American waters, when fished in...

    $1.50
  • Bloodworm Emerger

    Bloodworm Emerger

    A midge emerger from another mother, the Bloodworm Emerger is a mix of tried and true patterns like the mole fly and quill emerger with a dash of fire! Trout porpoising through the top of the water, fins and snouts just clipping through the surface is a...

    $1.50
  • Bloody Butcher

    Bloody Butcher

    A close cousin to the Orange Asher, Griffith's Gnat, and Renegade patterns, this cluster fly is equally potent on top of the water and below it.  You can fish it as an adult midge or chironomid, or drown it and fish it as an attractor using either a...

    $1.25
  • CDC Chironomid Emerger

    CDC Chironomid Emerger

    A similar pattern to the Mosquito Emerger and the Hanging Midge patterns, the CDC Chironomid Emerger is suspended horizontally across the surface of the water to imitate the final emergence of a midge leaving the water for the first time...

    $1.50
  • Black CDC Midge CDC Midge

    CDC Midge

    Not your grandpa’s midge pattern, the CDC midge is a sleek, low-profile trout sticker! The ultralight CDC feather wing of this pattern barely dimples the water as it touches down and is perfect for targeting ultra-selective or stillwater trout. It...

    $1.50
  • Grey Ugly

    Grey Ugly

    My introduction to the Grey Ugly was a memorable one, as I was out-fished by three generations of Wyoming women along the headwaters of the North Plate River.  Armed with both fly and spinning rods, fishing this fly both on top of and beneath the...

    $1.50
  • Griffith's Gnat Blonde Griffith's Gnat Olive Griffith's Gnat

    Griffith's Gnat

    If we had to choose only one pattern to fish during every midge hatch we encounter the rest of our days, it would be the Griffith's Gnat.  This pattern does an amazing job of imitating a cluster of midges spawning on the water when the naturals are...

    $1.25
  • Black Ice Cream Cone Chironomid Grey Ice Cream Cone Chironomid  Red Ice Cream Cone Chironomid Chartreuse  Ice Cream Cone Chironomid

    Ice Cream Cone Chironomid

    The Ice Cream Cone Chironomid is a heavy metal trout nightmare!  This no frills fly is mostly thread, wire, and a little flash, but it is the white beadhead that acts like a beacon to feeding trout and makes this fly particularly deadly.  While...

    $1.60
  • Magic Midge

    Magic Midge

    With almost 17,000 species of midge inhabiting our North American waters, trying to match their hatch down to the species is out of the question.  For greater success when fishing midges, it is often more effective to get close in size and color to...

    $1.50
  • Black Manhattan Midge Red Manhattan Midge

    Manhattan Midge

    If you are looking for a go to midge emerger with a proven record of fooling even the most selective trout, look no further than the Manhattan Midge! A true tailwater and spring creek killer, the Manhattan Midge has just the right amount of bling to pull...

    $1.50
  • Marlee Zebra Midge

    Marlee Zebra Midge

     A variation of the classic zebra midge, the Marlee Zebra Midge is tied large and sports a prominent buzzer head to imitate the fan-like feeding appendages used by a number of midge species.   Dry/Wet:  Wet Fly...

    $1.75
  • Black Matt's Midge Chartreuse Matt's Midge Matt's Hi-Vis Midge

    Matt's Midge

    We might be the only fly shop to tell you this, but you do not in fact need to buy a separate midge pattern to match each of the almost 17,000 species you will find on our North American waters!  With a few key fly patterns in a couple sizes and...

    $1.50
  • Dark Olive Mayhem Black Mayhem

    Mayhem

    Mimicking one of the most vulnerable life cycles of the invertebrate, the foam wing of the Mayhem allows it to dance and bob in the water column in a spot-on imitation of a small invertebrate trying to emerge.  Equally deadly when fished off the...

    $1.50
  • Miracle Nymph

    Miracle Nymph

    While it’s easy to get carried away in the fly shop and pack your boxes with a ton of different midge patterns, sometimes it’s best to just keep it simple with a tried-and-true pattern like the Miracle Nymph. Originally tied for the...

    $1.50
  • Grey Quill Midge Emerger Black Quill Midge Emerger Olive Quill Midge Emerger Cream Quill Midge Emerger

    Quill Midge Emerger

    Trout porpoising through the top of the water, fins, and snouts just clipping through the surface is a telltale sign of fish gorging on midge emergers.  Due to the small profile of most midges and chironomids, they have to struggle to break through...

    $1.50
  • Renegade

    Renegade

    Known as a bit of a bad boy when it comes to midge imitations, the Renegade is the fly you tie on when you need to break out of a slump and land a fish.  Featuring all of the characteristics of the generalist that allow it to be effective matching a...

    $1.50
  • Black & Silver UV Chironomid Pattern Red UV Chironomid Pattern Yellow & Red UV Chironomid Pattern

    UV Chironomid

    The closest thing to a bulletproof fly pattern in your fly box, the  UV Chironomid will empty a lake of trout before you need to switch flies!  True in color and profile to a host of large chironomid species found in lakes, the clear...

    $1.50
  • Black Willy's Chironomid Olive Willy's Chironomid Red Willy's Chironomid

    Willy's Chironomid

    For a versatile chironomid pupa or emerger pattern that can be used to match more species on more waters, look no further than the Willy's Chironomid.  Available in several colors and sizes, this pattern expertly matches the profile, ribbed...

    $1.50
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