Fly Fishing Zebra Midge. For instance a size 20 Copper John in standard copper or black-and-green can be deadly producers. The Zebra Midge The universal presence of midges throughout the world the ease of tying and the effectiveness of this tiny fly in taking trout including large trout make it a standard bearer in fly boxes everywhere.
This version with a Tungsten bead allows this fly to sink quickly into the strike zone. A Zebra Midge can be an absolutely devastatingly attractive nymph in slow and medium flow trout fisheries but many fly anglers find nymph fishing in general to be a great mystery. In his book Tying and Fishing Tailwater Flies Pat Dorsey describes how he uses the Zebra Midge when he needs a midge-pupa pattern that sinks quickly.
Zebra Midge- This represents a chironomid a common midge.
Whats great about the Zebra midge is that it can be tied to represent all but the adult midge. These can go anywhere from size 16-22. Its simple effective and works over a range of fishing situations. Tungsten Beaded Egg Flies.