[Video] Tying the Transformer Midge (Dry Fly) by Davie McPhail

This is a great all-round dry fly pattern which will represent a Hawthorn, Gnat and Adult Midge..It is worth tying in a smaller size as well and instead of CDC as the wing a pearly flash can be used.

Materials Used

Hook: Kamasan B160 size 14
Thread: Uni-8/0 Black
Body: Small or Micro Black Suede Chenille
Legs: Pre-Knotted Black Pheasant Tail
Wing: Natural CDC Feathers
Thorax: Dyed Black Peacock Herl
Hackle: Grizzle Cock

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