Manhattan Midge, a new Dorsey pattern.  The best of everything in a Tailwater fly, Killer Caddis glass bead representing an air bubble, the wings from the top secret midge, and peacock herl.


  • Hook: Tiemco TMC2499BL-SP or TMC2487 or TMC2488
  • Hook Size: 16, 18, 20, 22, 24
  • Ribbing: X-small or fine copper wire
  • Body: UNI-Thread 8/0, Black or Red
  • Bead: Killer Caddis, Small, x-small (MDG), 2.4mm-2.0mm
  • Wing: Glamour Madeira or Kreinik Metallics both embroidery thread
  • Thread: UNI-Thread 8/0, Black or Red
  • Thorax: Peacock Herl

Tying Steps

Fishing Instructions – Dead drift on a strike indicator