When Greg Garcia introduced the Rojo Midge with Umpqua Feather Merchants in 1999, purple was one of the original colors. But was ahead of its time, and the purple variation was discontinued a short time later.
Now 21 years later, the Purple Rojo Midge is back! Anglers have finally caught on to the effectiveness of purple fly patterns. In our latest fly tying video, Greg sits down at the vise to tie one of his new signature flies appearing in the 2020 Umpqua catalog: the Purple Rojo Midge.
The Rojo Midge is our February Fly of the Month and currently on sale. Check out the Rojo Midge here in the new Purple, as well as in Black, Olive and Red.
New Fly Tying Tips
Also new on our YouTube Channel this week, we have a third installment in our recent fly tying tips series. In the first two videos, Greg offered tips on how to tie a consistent parachute post and how to wrap hackle on a parachute post. New this week, Greg has some great tips for applying dubbing.
If you have questions or need help getting started, please visit us at the fly shop in Littleton. We’d love to help you with fly tying questions, materials tools and more. On the website, you can shop our selection of fly tying materials here. Don’t forget, we offer free shipping on all orders over $10. And if you see it in stock on the website, that means we have it here in the store. So orders always ship quickly.
Fishing Streamers with Tanner Smith
Join us at Anglers All on Thursday, February 20th at 5pm for a special evening with Tanner Smith, aka @sanjuanandeggs. Tanner knows a thing or two about hucking meat for predator fish and we’re looking forward to hearing from him!
When: Thursday, February 20th at 5:00 p.m.
Where: Anglers All, 5211 S Santa Fe Dr in Littleton
If you have questions, please see us in the shop or give us a call at 303-794-1104.