Midges are one of the most important food sources for trout. They make up about 25 percent of a trout’s diet and are available year-round making it a popular winter pattern. The pattern we will be covering today is the frostbite midge. The frostbite midge was invented by Brian Chan. I will be doing a variation of his midge using Veevus body quill instead of frostbite. I’m sure there are other variations out there but this is the one that has been working the best for me. I will usually fish this fly under a dry fly in a dry-dropper rig. Because this imitates a midge pupa, fishing it higher in the water column during a midge hatch is an excellent idea. I’ve caught numerous fish on this pattern over the years and this pattern never leaves my fly box. Add it to yours today!