High Water Midge

High Water Midge
Printable Version

This is a very effective pattern to use on tail waters during periods of generation. RiverRun Fly Shop on Taneycomo makes good use of this pattern. The White River in Arkansas is also great water to use this midge during generation. Be sure to over size the bead head on any size that you tie.

Click Fly to Enlarge


Hook:Dai-Riki 060, size 14-16.
Thread:810 Red.
Bead:Silver Nickel oversized for the hook.
Body:Red thread overwrapped with .5mm Stretch Magic.
Overbody:.5mm Stretch Magic Or Stretch Cord, Transparent (Can be found at a hobby shop).

Fishing Hints:
Fish the high water midge under an indicator with weight to get it near the bottom

-Reel Up-

Tying Instructions

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

9024 Manchester
Saint Louis, Missouri 63144

© 2015 All rights reserved