The Griffith’s Gnat is likely the most popular midge pattern, but for fly anglers who appreciate variety, the Stuck Shuck Midge is another pattern diminutive pattern that’s sure to produce huge results.
Stuck Shuck Midge (photo a recipe provided by Scott Erickson)
Hook: Daiichi 1640, #20
Thread: Black, 45 denier
Shuck: Opalescent twisted Mylar
Abdomen: Working thread
Rib: Pale-yellow 70 denier thread
Thorax: Black mole fur/synthetic blend