Fly of the Month - January
Herter's Bastard Midge

Herter's Bastard Midge
Printable Version

A great dry fly midge pattern. Tie up a few in both red and black.

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Hook:TMC 320 or equivalent Size 20-18.
Thread:Red 12/0.
Tail:Wood Duck Fibers.
Body:Tying thread.
Carapace:Bleached deer or elk hair.

Fishing Hints:
Fish the sculpin under an indicator with small twitches or strip it as a streamer.

-Reel Up-

Tying Instruction


Flies or materials are available at T. Hargrove Fly Fishing, Inc.

9024 Manchester
Saint Louis, Missouri 63144

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