This pattern will be tied in pink which is one of the popular shades that it comes in; however, it can be tied in a variety of other colors. Inasmuch as it represents a midge it is a small fly.
- Hook: size 22 scud, or caddis hook if you don't have the scud model
- Bead: a silver glass bead, or a nickel colored metal bead
- Thread: pink or red (use florescent if you have it)
- Body: Flashabou
- Collar: peacock herl
Create an under-body with the tying thread and then wind the transparent Flashabou over it. Leave some space between the bead and the peacock herl collar and build up a "hot spot with the thread as shown in the picture. To see this fly tied click on the link below: