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

Dubuque Fly Fishers


Midge Pupa

Tyer: Gary Kruse

Hook: Mustad 3906b #16-20 or Mustad 94849 #16-24

Thread: Olive 8/0

Rib: Fine copper wire (optional)

Body: Lime green Flashabou

Thorax: Peacock herl


1. Attach thread, cover the hook shank, and return to just behind the eye of the hook. (Attach the ribbing material near the bend of the hook if it is used.)

2. Tie in the Flashabou and make the body by winding the Flashabou down the hook shank to the bend and back again. (Follow with the ribbing material if it is used.)

3. Tie in a single strand of peacock herl and form the thorax..

4. Tie off and whip finish.