A year ago I saw a photo of a midge perdigon that caught my eye on Facebook from a fly tyer named Jarid Church. The fly had the appearance of being simple but deadly, which is always my favorite fly tying combination. I tied some and took them to the river with a lot of success on a local tailwater with picky trout. Since then I've used the pattern on a range of rivers and it has been consistently successful and especially good for sight fishing. Learn to tie it by clicking the video below and you can buy the materials for the fly at the links below the video.
Hook: Dohiku 644. Could also use the Dohiku 303.
Bead: Slotted or inverting copper tungsten bead sized to preferred weight Tactical Fly Fisher inverting tungsten beads. 50 pack (gold, silver, copper, black nickel and unfinished) (2.5 mm, Copper)
Thread: Rusty dun or tan UNI 8/0 UNI 8/0 Thread (Rusty Dun)
Hotspot thread: Veevus 16/0 Fl. Orange Veevus 16/0 Thread (Fl. Orange - 15)
Rib: Hends Perdigon tinsel #1 or Semperfli Perdigon Body Iridescent Pearl Hends Perdigon Tinsel Fine (01 Pearl/transparent)
Superglue: Loctite Brush On Loctite Brush On Superglue
Resin: Solarez Bone Dry Solarez Bone Dry UV Cure Resin
Tools Bobbin Griffin Supreme Ceramic Bobbin
Scissors Tiemco Razor Scissors