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  • Pushing my tying limits! Size 32 Ginny Midge

     ToxicTung updated 11 months, 2 weeks ago 2 Members · 2 Posts
  • ToxicTung

    Member
    December 14, 2019 at 11:50 am

    Pushing my tying limits! Size 32 Ginny Midge

  • mjhackwith

    Guest
    December 14, 2019 at 11:50 am

    I can’t even imagine!!!!! Great tie!!…my size stops @18

  • Independent

    Guest
    December 14, 2019 at 11:50 am

    That’s just nuts. I stop @16, and when the current inventory of size 16 hooks is gone, I won’t order any more. Recently, I wanted some 18 and 22 BWOs and Griffith gnats and just ordered them. I can’t even see to tie them on the tippet with +2.00 readers.

    Size 32? Oh hell no. Kuddos for tying it. No way I could tie that on a tippet, much less tie it on a hook. Fuck that. At the microscopic sizes, why not just dip the hook in some plastidip or epoxy and punch out the eye? Color it with a sharpie.

  • highfunctioningdad

    Guest
    December 14, 2019 at 11:50 am

    I tied a size 20 last night for the first time. Those are challenging enough!

  • beerdweeb

    Guest
    December 14, 2019 at 11:50 am

    I’d rather stay home than have to fish a fly that small haha

  • troutmadness

    Guest
    December 14, 2019 at 11:50 am

    Fish eat tiny midge larva all the time. Most people just don’t bother with trying to imitate them. I think it’s a great idea to tie all kinds of flies big and small.

  • nbowers578331

    Guest
    December 14, 2019 at 11:50 am

    Full send. Will now be looking for size 32 hooks to compliment my size 26s

  • gravybanger

    Guest
    December 14, 2019 at 11:50 am

    I have PTSD from tying little #26 spinners for the Montana Trico hatch. I don’t envy your struggle. All it takes is the 30 denier thread slightly grazing the hook point to ruin everything.

  • NeonStrawberries

    Guest
    December 14, 2019 at 11:50 am

    Would be really cool to see an update after fishing it, if it is even fishable. Probably super small stream, 8x tippet and a 1 or two weight would be the only feasible application.

  • bennymal

    Guest
    December 14, 2019 at 11:50 am

    Would this be for brook trout, or what else? This is out of my arena and I’m curious.

  • Chasethorn

    Guest
    December 14, 2019 at 11:50 am

    What tippet size would even work for this? Lol

  • MotivatedSolid

    Guest
    December 14, 2019 at 11:50 am

    That’s insane… probably great for those tiny winter hatches lol. I’d imagine you’re buying real high-quality hooks, otherwise, a decent fish would bend that hook right up and get off. I tie up to 24 and that’s it. If the hatch demands any smaller of a fly, it’s usually winter and that’s when I go ice fishing.

  • 311polo

    Guest
    December 14, 2019 at 11:50 am

    I don’t even understand how a fish will see that OR hold a fish. What size tipped do you have to use to even get it through the eyelet.

  • MochileroTN

    Guest
    December 14, 2019 at 11:50 am

    I’m guessing you fish the San Juan River?

  • Booney3721

    Guest
    December 14, 2019 at 11:50 am

    Geez… you have to use 0lb test line…

  • troutmadness

    Guest
    December 14, 2019 at 11:50 am

    Sorry I meant to send that to a different person. Your system sounds great

  • Willfishforfree

    Guest
    December 14, 2019 at 11:50 am

    You could snag yourself with that and not even realise for weeks that it was stuck in you.

  • 2bizE

    Guest
    December 14, 2019 at 11:50 am

    I would need a microscope to attach that to my tippet.

  • CleanWellLighted

    Guest
    December 14, 2019 at 11:50 am

    So unnecessary

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