P.O. Box 1181, Dubuque, Iowa 52004-1181

Dubuque Fly Fishers


Disco Midge

Tyer: Gary Kruse

Type: Nymph

Hook: Cabela's C22 (Mustad 3906b equivalent) with a 3/32" gold bead #16-20

Thread: 8/0 olive

Tail: none

Body: Red or lime green flashabou

Rib: Fine copper or gold wire

Thorax: Peacock herl


Attach thread

Wrap the thread to the bend of the hook and tie in the ribbing material

Move the thread to behind the eye of the hook covering the ribbing material

Tie in the flashabou just behind the eye of the hook

Wrap the flashabou to the behind of the hook and then back to the tie in point, then tie it down

Follow with the rib and tie it down

Tie in two strands of the peacock herl and form the thorax

Whip finish