Midge Pupa Flies

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Midge Pupa
When midge larvae reach maturity they seclude themselves in the bottom debris and begin pupation.  Pupas develop in as little as a week.  The pupal midges then rise to the surface and hatch in the surface film.  The rise to the surface can take quite a while.  In calm water this assent to the surface is a fairly straight line with the pupa hanging vertically, sometimes suspended for hours.  In moving water the pupa is swept along, often for a long distance before it finally reaches 
the surface to hatch.  Hatching can occur any time of day or night, but is most prevalent during low light hours.  Midges are so prolific and divers that there are almost always midge pupa available to trout in any body of water at any time.  This makes the midge pupa one of the most important fly types.
Brassie V-Rib Midge, Red

This wire body fly sinks quickly and is effective in both lakes and streams.
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13886 Brassie 18 3 for $5.85

V-Rib Midge, Red
The V-Rib series of flies hang vertical most of the time and are very convincing to all species of game fish that feed on midges.
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21526 V-Rib Midge, Red Pupa 14 3 for $5.85
21527 V-Rib Midge, Red Pupa 16 3 for $5.85

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Understanding the organisms that trout feed on is one of the keys to catching trout.
The Hatch Guide For Western Streams by Jim Schollmeyer 
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