Chronomidae - Midge

Chrironomidae - Midges Dry Flies

Size 
  • Nymph: varied
  • Adult: varied 
 Distribution
  • Abundant in UK
 Season
  • All year
 Description
  • Nymph: wormlike body in various colours
  • Pupa: Slender, segmented body with white plumes on head and tail in variuos colours
  • Imago: Cylindrical body with humped thorax and long legs. Transparent wings lying flat over the body. Male has feathery antennae
 Habitat:
  • All water types, fast flowing to stagnant and polluted
 Hatch:
  •  Late afternoon and evening

There are over 400 species of Chronomids in the UK. They are common anywhere and live near any types of water, even stagnant and polluted waters due to their ability to live where there is a low oxygen content. As they are present in such large numbers they are an important source of food for fish, especially in their larval / nymph stages. Midges are available on the river all day, throughout the summer months. However trout are particularly fussy with the colour, either dark or light and it is no good trying to substitute them, the trout know

Chirnomid Dry Fly Patterns

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Barbless Black F Fly

Barbless Black F Fly£1.30   £1.25

Available in Fly Size(s)
16, 18, 20, 22, 24

Barbless Black Gnat

Barbless Black Gnat£1.25  (1)

Available in Fly Size(s)
12, 14, 16, 18

Barbless Black Midge

Barbless Black Midge£1.25

Available in Fly Size(s)
12, 14, 16, 18, 20.

Barbless F Fly

Barbless F Fly£1.30   £1.25  (1)

Available in Fly Size(s)
16, 18, 20, 22, 24

Barbless F Fly Dark Olive

Barbless F Fly Dark Olive£1.30   £1.25

Available in Fly Size(s)
16, 18, 20, 22, 24

Barbless Griffiths Gnat

Barbless Griffiths Gnat£1.30   £1.25  (3)

Available in Fly Size(s)
14, 16, 18, 20

Barbless Mosquito

Barbless Mosquito£1.30   £1.25

Available in Fly Size(s)
16, 18.

Black F Fly

Black F Fly£1.00

Available in Fly Size(s)
16, 18, 20, 22, 24

Black Gnat

Black Gnat£1.00  (20)

Available in Fly Size(s)
12, 14, 16, 18

F Fly

F Fly£1.00  (3)

Available in Fly Size(s)
16, 18, 20, 22, 24

F Fly Collection

F Fly Collection£9.50

F Fly Dark Olive

F Fly Dark Olive£1.00  (1)

Available in Fly Size(s)
16, 18, 20, 22, 24

Griffiths Gnat

Griffiths Gnat£1.00  (6)

Available in Fly Size(s)
14, 16, 18, 20

Iotbb It Ought To Be Banned!

Iotbb It Ought To Be Banned!£1.00  (4)

Available in Fly Size(s)
20, 22, 24.