Fly of the Month
Brian Schmidt

The AM-24 Midge

Hook: TMC 2488
Size: 24
Thread: 14/0 Black
Rib: 6/0 Rusty Dun Uni Thread
Wing: Hi-Vis Dun
Parachute Post: Whiting Farms Chic-a-Bou
Hackle: Whiting Farm neck - Cree or Grizzly


  • Create a thread body then tie in ribbing
  • Tie in the post material
  • Wrap ribbing up to post then tie in wing - see at right
  • Tie in hackle & wrap clockwise around the post several times - make the first wrap under the wing
  • Tie off and whip finish