Fishing the Midge

Fishing the Midge


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This classic gives the best treatment on midges-small flies and light tackle-as well as advice on tools and techniques, tackle selection, and fishing tactics. Patterns include the Wet Black Ant, Grizzly Hankle Yellow, and the Little Olive. For dedicated anglers who enjoy the challenge and excitement of fishing with midges.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780811726146
Publisher: Stackpole Books
Publication date: 12/01/2001
Edition description: New
Pages: 144
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

The late Ed Koch was a fly-fishing guide, writer, and lecturer. He lived in southcentral Pennsylvania where he was active in groups including Trout Unlimited and the Pennsylvania Fly Fishing Association.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments to the First Edition13
Tools and Techniques22
The Herl Midge44
The Wet Black Ant50
Grizzly Hackle Yellow54
Black and Brown Midges58
A Pair of Mavericks62
Midge Nymphs72
Midge Caddis Nymphs78
Dun and Black Spinner86
The White Midge92
The Little Olive98
Caenis (Tricorythodes)106
Notes on Tackle112

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