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The Mercury Midge–Simple, Yet Effective


Mike Leslie fooled this beautiful brown trout yesterday on a size 22 Mercury Midge. The Mercury Midge is a simple, yet effective midge imitation that consistently fools selective trout.


Mercury Midge Recipe:

Hook: #18-22 Tiemco 2487
Bead: Clear silver-lined glass bead (extra small)
Thread: White Danville 6/0
Rib: Copper Ultra Wire (small), reverse ribbed

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