Balanced Chironomid Fly Tying Tutorial


How to tie the Balanced Chironomid

In today’s fly tying video, Dave walks us through how to tie this simple but deadly pattern the Balanced Chironomid  This fly is pure evil when it comes to the indicator game.  This fly is responsible for many big fish to the net.  It’s also a simple pattern if this is your first time tying balanced flies.

Materials Used:

  • Size 8 90 Degree Jig Hook
  • Silver or Gold Pin
  • 1/8th Silver Bear
  • Silver Snake River Fly Scud Dub
  • Montana Fly Midge Body Thread
  • Brassy Silver Ultra Wire
  • Thread: Size 140 Danville Fly Master Plus
  • Pearl or White Darlon

What to learn to tie this fly or need materials?  Come by the shop and we’ll get you set up.

Thanks for watching!



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