|Blood Midge Parachute.|
Tying the Blood Midge Parachute.
1- After bending of hook. Put hook in the vise and start thread behind hook eye with 8/0 black thread.
2- Tie in white antron post or sub with other post materials like deer hair, cdc, white hackle tip.
3- Continue thread to just past hook bend & tie in some white antron for tail.
4- Tie in a strand of red uni flex about 4 to 5 inch long or sub with stretch floss and bring thread back to post in touching turns.
5- Tie in grizzly saddle hackle and secure to post convex side facing yourself.
6- Start ribbing the body with the red uni flex in touching turns to post and tie down. add some black ice dub to thread and dub behind post .
7- Start turning the grizzly hackle down the post concave side facing down and tie off.
8- Add some black ice dub to thread and finish dubbing the rest of the thorax to just behind the hook eye and whip finish. add some head cement to tie off point & add a drop of head cement to hackle under post for security. Fly Complete.!