How To Tie: The Zebra Midge

In this How- to video, Tim Flagler from Tighlines Productions will show you a smart and easy way to tie the Zebra Midge.

The zebra midge; whether it be black, red, or green can be considered one of the most important flies any angler can carry in their arsenal. From giant steelhead to freshly hatched brook trout, this fly never seems to fall out of favor with big and small fish alike.

Luckily, the zebra midge is not only one of the most effective flies you can throw, but also one of the easiest to tie. This is a perfect tie for anyone: whether they are brand new to the practice, or have years of experience under their wader belts.

Ingredients:

  • #125 emerger hook, size 20-18
  • 1/16″ silver/ gold bead
  • silver ultra wire, size S
  • UTC 70 Denier (black, red, or green)

This article was written by Flylords Team Member Wills Donaldson. 

 

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