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Midge with stripped peacock body.

Initially, I tie the extended body of this midge with the same criteria with which I tie the body of CDC Midge and imitation resulted both imitative, both effective in fishing.
Subsequently, to concede something more to imitative factor, I wrapped around the extended body a stripped peacock quill, View more...
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Midge with stripped peacock body.
List of materials
Thread 14/0 Hook size 20 Extended body: A CDC hackle with wrapped around one stripped the peacock quill. wings: two little rooster hackles Chest: the same CDC hackle of the extended body Thorax; a peacock herls. Wings: A little grizzly hackle Antennas: CDC fibers
Steps

Step 1

I shift the fibers of a CDC hackle along the stem

Fly tying - Midge with stripped peacock body. - Step 1

Step 2

I tie the hackle on a hook grub, as if I were tying the Mirage 2.

Fly tying - Midge with stripped peacock body. - Step 2

Step 3

In the same point, I tie a stripped Peacock quill and cut the excess.

Fly tying - Midge with stripped peacock body. - Step 3

Step 4

Keeping tense the extended body and the quill, I beginning to wrap around them the tying thread with wide turns.

Fly tying - Midge with stripped peacock body. - Step 4

Step 5

When I reach the length that I intend to give to the extended body , I stop and go back, crossing the tying thread coils with those wrapped previously. Arrived on the hook, I stop.

Fly tying - Midge with stripped peacock body. - Step 5

Step 6

Taking tense the CDC hackle, I wrap the peacock quill around the extended body.

Fly tying - Midge with stripped peacock body. - Step 6

Step 7

When I arrived on the hook, I tie the quill and cut the excess.

Fly tying - Midge with stripped peacock body. - Step 7

Step 8

I cut also the excess of the extended body.

Fly tying - Midge with stripped peacock body. - Step 8

Step 9

I raise the rest of the hackle upright.

Fly tying - Midge with stripped peacock body. - Step 9

Step 10

I choose two tips of rooster hackles.

Fly tying - Midge with stripped peacock body. - Step 10

Step 11

I tie the hackles tips on both sides of the extended body.

Fly tying - Midge with stripped peacock body. - Step 11

Step 12

I trim the hackles excesses

Fly tying - Midge with stripped peacock body. - Step 12

Step 13

In the same point I tie a small grizzly hackle and trim excess.

Fly tying - Midge with stripped peacock body. - Step 13

Step 14

Still in the same point, I tie a peacock herl, wrap it around the shank of the hook, to get the chest, and cut the excess.

Fly tying - Midge with stripped peacock body. - Step 14

Step 15

I wrap two or three turns of grizzly hackle around the chest to imitate the legs and cut excess.

Fly tying - Midge with stripped peacock body. - Step 15

Step 16

I reverse the CDC hackle over the chest and tie it near the eye of hook.

Fly tying - Midge with stripped peacock body. - Step 16

Step 17

Keeping tense the tip of the hackle, I shift the fibers back and tie them next the eye of hook. Cut the excess of the hackle.

Fly tying - Midge with stripped peacock body. - Step 17

Step 18

Tie the head of the fly

Fly tying - Midge with stripped peacock body. - Step 18

Step 19

When I tie the head of fly, I lower the CDC fibers horizontally.

Fly tying - Midge with stripped peacock body. - Step 19

Step 20

I cut a part of the CDC fibers to imitate the antennas of the midge and the fly is finished.

Fly tying - Midge with stripped peacock body. - Step 20

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