[Video] CDC Bubble Midge by Davie McPhail

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).

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


About the author

Ken is an avid fisherman of 40+ years who loves to explore and find new places to fish. He created DIY Fly Fishing to help you do the same.

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