Serendipity indeed! This is a versatile pattern that can imitate midges and caddis pupa easily with a simple change in size and or color. Typically we see this pattern in red but it can also be tied in brown (seen here) olive or black. With only a couple of materials this fly is a great option if you need to fill a box fast with really effective flies. I like to fish this pattern as my lead fly keeping it slightly higher in the water column than my point fly.
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Serendipity Midge Emerger Ingredients List / Recipe:
Hook – Daiichi 1130
Thread – Veevus 12/0 Brown
Body/Abdomen – Uni Floss Brown
Wing Bud – Hareline Bleached Elk Hair
Tools used to create this fly:
Vise – Griffin Montana Mongoose
Scissors – Dr. Slick Razor Scissors
Bobbin – Griffin Ceramic Flared
Whip Finish – Dr. Slick Brass Whip Finish”Dr. Slick Brass Whip Finish
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