Fly tying video: Ice cream cone chironomid

Get ready to catch stillwater trout in Oregon’s high lakes with this classic chironomid midge pattern, the Ice cream cone. Barrett says this staple fly for Crane Prairie is a great year round bloodworm imitation. In the spring, fish really key in on these chironomids fished under an indicator. Tie these sparse for realism.

Ice Cream Cone
Hook: Daichi 1150 size 10-16
Bead: Pearl
Thread: 8/0 Uni black
Body: Midgebodi (or red floss)
Rib: Copper wire
Collar: Synthetic peacock dubbing

Ice Cream Cone

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1 Response to Fly tying video: Ice cream cone chironomid

  1. Paul Newman says:

    Thank you for your help, and making this avalible.

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