Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Tying the Cased Caddis (Video)

Cased Caddis

This is my favorite version of the Cased Caddis. The combination of furnace hackle and turkey tail fibers represents the case very well and the fish seem to agree. I like to dead-drift this pattern by itself, and find it very effective through boulder fields and pocket water.

The Cased Caddis Recipe

Hook:  #10-16 Caddis Emerger
Thread:  6/0 Black Uni-thread
Underbody: 12 wraps of medium lead wire
Abdomen: Turkey tail fibers and furnace hackle spun together
Thorax:  Gold Haretron and Black Ice-dub
Wingcase:  Turkey tail fibers

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