Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Tuesday Tie ~ Mercury Blood Midge

The Mercury Blood Midge is an excellent little midge pattern that has proven deadly for winter time trout.  I fish this pattern quite often, and the results are almost always outstanding.  So, without further ado, the mercury blood midge!

Materials List
-Hook: TMC 200R, size 18-22
-Thread: 8/0 Red UNI
-Bead: Mercury glass
-Rib: Small UTC Copper Wire
-Abdomen: Tying Thread
-Thorax: Peacock Herl


  1. Nice little bug...I end up fishing it quite a bit in the winter. One of my favorites for sure...might be because its easy enough for me to tie...ha!

  2. I love this bug...a great all around midge pattern! And yes, I like it because it's easy to tie!


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