Midge Pupa can be an extremely important trout food. On just about every trout stream in the United States, midges are one of the most abundant food sources available to a trout 12 months a year. This version is a quick tie, but does a good job imitating the profile of a midge pupa. Adjust the color and size to match the midges at hand, and you'll find success with this simple fly!
Hook: TMC 2487, TMC 2488, Daiichi 1130
Thread: 70 Denier to match natural
Tail: 4-5 CDC Fibers
Abdomen: Micro Tubing to match natural
Wingcase: CDC Feather
Thorax: Red Midge Diamond Braid