Midge Dry Flies

Midges, also known as Chironomids, are generally fairly small insects in the size #18 to #24 range, but some are good sized bugs, as large as #10. They are found in most rivers in the U.S., and can hatch any time of the year, which makes them very important when other bugs are not hatching. The body color can range from black, brown, olive, tan and the most common being red.

As adults, midges are fish food when they hatch and when they return to the water to mate and lay eggs. Often, adult midges will cluster into a dense ball, which makes a Griffith's Gnat one of the most effective patterns to imitate adult midges.

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Midge Dry Flies - Adult Midge - Black

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Size 16 (96 Available)
Size 18 (83 Available)
Size 20 (48 Available)

  • Code: D-ADMB
  • Price as low as: $1.17
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Most adult midges are black. The profile of this fly is a very nice match for most adult midges. The light colored wing post makes the black midge easily visible.
Prices for Adult Midge - Black
1-2 flies
$1.50 ea.
3-5 flies
$1.32 ea.
6-11 flies
$1.23 ea.
12+ flies
$1.17 ea.
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Size 18 (51 Available)
Size 20 (128 Available)
Size 22 (57 Available)

  • Code: D-BLME
  • Price as low as: $1.05
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This dry fly midge pattern is designed with a "trailing shuck", which looks like the exoskeleton from the emerged nymph. To a fish, it looks like an easy meal. Effective on rivers and lakes.
Prices for Black Trailing Shuck Midge Emerger
1-2 flies
$1.34 ea.
3-5 flies
$1.18 ea.
6-11 flies
$1.10 ea.
12+ flies
$1.05 ea.
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Midge Dry Flies - Double Midge - Black

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Size 18 (40 Available)
Size 20 (16 Available)
Size 22 (45 Available)

  • Code: D-DMBK
  • Price as low as: $1.15
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Midges often get tangled up with each other, and fish know a "Double Cheesburger" when they see it! Try fishing a Double Midge during a heavy midge hatch.
Prices for Double Midge - Black
1-2 flies
$1.47 ea.
3-5 flies
$1.29 ea.
6-11 flies
$1.21 ea.
12+ flies
$1.15 ea.
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Midge Dry Flies - Foam Midge - Black

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Size 16 (90 Available)
Size 18 (50 Available)
Waiting List Size 20

  • Code: D-FOM
  • Price as low as: $1.05
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The foam used on the post of this fly makes the fly float well, and is highly visible, while the back of the fly generally sinks below the film. To a fish, this looks just like an easy meal!
Prices for Foam Midge - Black
1-2 flies
$1.34 ea.
3-5 flies
$1.18 ea.
6-11 flies
$1.10 ea.
12+ flies
$1.05 ea.
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Midge Dry Flies - Foam Midge Emerger

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Size 16 (45 Available)
Size 18 (33 Available)
Size 20 (31 Available)

  • Code: D-FOMME
  • Price as low as: $1.05
  • Quantity in Basket: none

The foam used on the post of this fly makes the fly float well, and is highly visible, while the back of the fly generally sinks below the film. To a fish, this looks just like an easy meal!
Prices for Foam Midge Emerger
1-2 flies
$1.34 ea.
3-5 flies
$1.18 ea.
6-11 flies
$1.10 ea.
12+ flies
$1.05 ea.
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Midge Dry Flies - Griffith's Gnat

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Size 14 (50 Available)
Size 16 (122 Available)
Size 18 (194 Available)
Size 20 (186 Available)
Size 22 (86 Available)

  • Code: D-GGPC
  • Price as low as: $1.05
  • Quantity in Basket: none

The Griffith's gnat is almost universally included in the top 10 fly patterns of experienced anglers. Use it to imitate nearly anything that is small, flying around on the surface of the water.
Prices for Griffith's Gnat
1-2 flies
$1.34 ea.
3-5 flies
$1.18 ea.
6-11 flies
$1.10 ea.
12+ flies
$1.05 ea.
Average Customer Rating (5 flies is best): 5.00
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Midge Dry Flies - Hatchling Midge - Black

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Size 14 (99 Available)
Size 16 (75 Available)
Waiting List Size 18
Size 20 (17 Available)

  • Code: D-HAMGB
  • Price as low as: $1.07
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The Hatchling Midge floats in the front, sinks in the back, and looks just like an emerging midge, exiting its nymphal shuck. Fish know this stage of a midges life means an easy meal.
Prices for Hatchling Midge - Black
1-2 flies
$1.37 ea.
3-5 flies
$1.21 ea.
6-11 flies
$1.12 ea.
12+ flies
$1.07 ea.
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Midge Dry Flies - Hatchling Midge - Grey

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Size 14 (112 Available)
Size 16 (100 Available)
Size 18 (29 Available)
Size 20 (137 Available)

  • Code: D-HAMGG
  • Price as low as: $1.07
  • Quantity in Basket: none

The Hatchling Midge floats in the front, sinks in the back, and looks just like an emerging midge, exiting its nymphal shuck. Fish know this stage of a midges life means an easy meal.
Prices for Hatchling Midge - Grey
1-2 flies
$1.37 ea.
3-5 flies
$1.21 ea.
6-11 flies
$1.12 ea.
12+ flies
$1.07 ea.
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Midge Dry Flies - Hi-Viz Griffiths Gnat

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Size 16 (209 Available)
Size 18 (109 Available)
Size 20 (87 Available)
Size 22 (23 Available)

  • Code: D-GRGHV
  • Price as low as: $1.02
  • Quantity in Basket: none

The Griffith's Gnat is almost universally included in the top 10 fly patterns of experienced anglers. Use it to imitate nearly anything that is small, flying around on the surface of the water. This version is easier to see, but just as effective as the classic Griffith's Gnat.
Prices for Hi-Viz Griffiths Gnat
1-2 flies
$1.31 ea.
3-5 flies
$1.15 ea.
6-11 flies
$1.07 ea.
12+ flies
$1.02 ea.
Average Customer Rating (5 flies is best): 5.00
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Midge Dry Flies - Krinkle Midge

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Size 16 (59 Available)
Size 18 (73 Available)
Size 20 (29 Available)

  • Code: D-KRM
  • Price as low as: $1.00
  • Quantity in Basket: none

The Krinkle Midge features a midge with a thin profile, and an eye catching (thus, a fish catching) UV fluorescent wing.
Prices for Krinkle Midge
1-2 flies
$1.28 ea.
3-5 flies
$1.13 ea.
6-11 flies
$1.05 ea.
12+ flies
$1.00 ea.
Average Customer Rating (5 flies is best): Not yet rated