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Midge Emerger

 

DESIGNED BY: Randall Kaufmann
HOOK: 101
THREAD: Black
TAIL: Clear Antron
RIB: White thread
ABDOMEN: Dark Turkey biot.
THORAX: Black Antron dubbing
WINGS: Grizzly hen tips
I took the liberty of renaming Randalls "Chironomid Pupa" for this article. Chironomids are only one of many types of midges that this fly perfectly represents in Sierra waters. This is one of my favorite patterns because it has tricked so many of my favorite fish; the golden trout.