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[Video] CDC Bubble Midge by Davie McPhail

Ken Sperry

Posted by Ken Sperry

April 22, 2011

Davie McPhail demonstrates how to tie a CDC Bubble Midge in this fly tying video. The CDC Bubble Midge is a multi-purpose pattern that can represent a variety of insects including an emerging midge or mayfly to Caddis flies. The legs are optional and not necessary in the smaller sizes (less than 16).

CDC Bubble Midge Material List

Hook: Kamasan 100 / Daiichi 1130 / TMC 2487, Size 14-22
Thread: Uni-Thread 8/0, Black
Body: Fine Seals Fur Dubbing or Thread
Wing: CDC Feathers, Natural Grey
Thorax: Seals Fur, Black & Red
Ribbing: Krystal Flash, Pearl
Counter Ribbing: UTC Ultra Wire Extra Small
Legs: Pheasant Tail Fibers, Pre-Knotted