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Half Pint Midge Pattern & Tying Instructions

Fly Tying Recipe: Half Pint Midge
Hook:
Scud/emerger hook(here, a Lightning Strike SE1), sizes 18-20
Bead:
Nickel tungsten bead, 5/64-inch
Thread:
Black, 8/0 or 70-denier
Tail/wing buds:
Pearl Krystal Flash, midge size
Rib:
Silver wire, small
Thorax:
Black Superfine dubbing or Zelon
Adhesive:
Head cement
Tools:
Bodkin, plunger-style pliers
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