A productive fly year round.

Hook: Daiichi 1270 in size 16-20
Thread: Red 8/0 Uni-thread
Body: None
Thorax: None
Wingcase: None
Rib: Red Midge Lace or Midge Rope
  1. Secure thread at head.
  2. Lay lace on top, secure with thread.
  3. Wrap thread back part way down bend.
  4. Wrap thread forward.
  5. Wind V-rib forward (round side up).
  6. Tie off, trim, whip finish, and cement.
Variations: Try different colors of thread and V-rib. Shades of red, orange, pink, and olive work well. One popular variation is the OJ with an orange bead head and orange body.