Jim Auman is the sort of trout bum you'd like to be. Clean cut, no grungy, curly hair trying to escape from the inside of his faded Scott hat, he is the typical fisher that has friends in all the right places. This is why I asked to have him down to do a tying demo. The video below highlights one of his patterns. A simple midge that borrows from a couple great patterns to achieve a pattern that not only looks good, but also fishes good. Being a fishing bum, I'd bet it does
Jim Auman Tying one of his Midges from Juan Ramirez on Vimeo.
Jim Auman, of Ft. Collins, CO, puts a new spin on a couple of flies and comes up with this simple midge.