Tying Instructions: Disco Midge
1. Attach the thread behind the eye.
Step One
2. Attach a wire ribbing and lay a thread base securing the wire over the top of the shank. Wrap to the mid point of the bend.
Step Two
3. Attach the Mylar Tinsel at the mid point of the bend and wrap the thread to build up the midge body with a slightly tapered profile.
Step Three
4. Continue to wrap the thread for a slight tapered profile. Try to keep the thread wraps smooth and even. Finish just behind the eye.
Step Four
5. Wrap the Mylar Tinsel with even wraps to just behind the eye. Tie off.
Step Two
6. Wrap the wire ribbing forward with 6-7 evenly-spaced wraps and secure with some thread wraps. Attach a piece if Peacock Herl by the butt just behind the eye.
Step Three
7. Give three wraps of the herl, taking care to keep each wrap just in front of the other. Tie off and Whip finish.
Step Four

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