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Wednesday, 9 April 2014

Tying the Midge Hopper with Davie McPhail

Davie ties the Midge Hopper, a cracking still water fly that's great for Trout and can be fished top of the water or just under the surface, as conditions dictate.
) Materials used:
Hook: Kamasan B160 Size 12
Thread: Red Uni 8/0
Breathers: Veniard Skein Wool White
Rib: Uni Wire Small Gold
Body: Red Seals Fur
Legs: Pre-Knotted Pheasant Tail
Hackle: Ginger Cock Hackles
Thorax: Hare's Ear or Fox Squirrel

Davies preferred type of whip finish tool can be found HERE!

All of the materials needed to tie this fly are available from Glasgow Angling Centre - if you need any help finding them or choosing substitutes we will be more than happy to help!

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