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McflyanglerJune 9th, 2016, 8:57 pm
New Mexico, United States

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Midge hatches can be some of the most productive dry fly fishing experiences. The midges sometimes will cluster together, and the trout will go for these clusters because its a larger meal. The Griffiths Gnat matches the midge cluster very well. Its an old pattern that has been around for a long time, but still produces very well. It floats high on the water, so its great for an indicator fly when fishing a double rig. Use it as an indicator for a smaller midge dry fly, or even a midge emerger.



Hook: Size 14-22 dry fly good (in this case an Umpqua U002 size 18)

Thread: Black 8/0 or 70 denier thread

Body: 2 peacock hurl strands

Hackle: Grizzly dry fly hackle

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FlytyerinpaJune 20th, 2016, 4:02 pm
Pottsville Pa

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I agree while we don't have a lot of dry fly hatches or midges here, when I see a fish feeding and I cant take him I'll tie on a Griffiths Nat and I would guess about 75% of the time I can take him. Ed

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