Sunday, July 21, 2013

Midges

 I always try to stay ahead of the game.  Tying hoppers and caddis in January and tying midges in July. I am not sure if that is planning ahead or just 6 months behind?






#26 Chocolate Foam Back Emerger


Pretty in Purple?



#22 Hot Shot Midge 

#22 Red Flux Capacitor


19 comments:

  1. Really some good looking patterns Juan!

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    1. Thanks MM! I hope you come back with lots of stories!

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  2. Really nice looking flies, better tie some myself for the winter. How well do the purple ones fish.

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    1. Purple is a great color. I also tie and fish purple baetis nymphs. They are surprisingly good. I even have a few purple RS2s stashed away. Give them a try next time you fish midges.

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  3. Do i see a captain glitter pants hiding in there?

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    1. Maybe not Mr. Glitter Pants himself, but a close relative of him! I tried tying it in different colors, but the purple one just looked the coolest. Its a great looking color combo. Thanks for the inspiration Mr. Glitter Pants.

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    2. I've tied it in purple and black and green holo flash.
      But purple fishes the best. For those persnickety fish, the stripped peacock herl palmered tones it down. Thanks for sharing!!

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  4. I still need to tie flies for this fall. You are really ahead of the game. Nice looking flies.

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    1. Jerry-did I show you that CDC Spun dun at the shows? That is the one you need to be tying. It was the one I used the Marc Petijean magic tool on.

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    2. I don't think so. Do you have it on your site? Video or photos? Where can I see it? Sounds inviting. Jerry

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  5. My good friend Chuck told me purple fly ties don't work, I'm sticking with that....

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    1. Purple? That's a hot pearl-per fly tie.

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  6. Juan, what patterns are you tying ur baetis nymphs in??

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    1. purple baetis i mean...

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    2. Jake, I've tied a purple RS2, Purple Stoneflies, and simple purple thread baetis nymphs.

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    3. Juan, love the blog by the way lots of info, any way i could get a recipe or pic of ur purple thread baetis nymphs? have u seen norm maktimas desert rat baetis nymph, it looks intersting? i had a few more ? for ya do you got a email i could pm you on?

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    4. You can e-mail me @ juan@anglerscovey.com.

      Juan

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  7. Are very special this nymphs and too beautiful.

    Regards

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