How To Tie The Medallion Midge: Fly Tying Video

Yet another solid pattern from the mind of Pat Dorsey, the Medallion Midge is a go to winter time midge pupa imitation. Similar to the Top Secret Midge, this pattern features a brown body with a white ribbing followed by a rust or brown colored thorax. The real difference is the wing buds and how they are imitated. On this pattern like the name suggests, it utilizes the medallion sheeting material to mimic the wing buds of an emerging midge. I like to fish this pattern deep utilizing some weight or another weighted fly to help get it down fast.

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Smoke Wagon Ingredients List / Recipe:
Hook – Tiemco 3761
Thread – Veevus 16/0 Brown
Ribbing – 6/0 Veevus White
Thorax – SLF Dubbing Brown Stone Nymph
Wing Bud – Medallion Sheeting Clear

Tools used to create this fly:
Vise – Griffin Montana Mongoose
Scissors – Loon 4″ Razor Scissors
Bobbin – Griffin Ceramic Flared
Whip Finish – Dr. Slick Brass Whip Finish

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Learn how to tie a Medallion Midge fly tying video instructions

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