Monday, October 13, 2014

Tying the Chuck Caddis

Chuck Caddis



The Chuck Caddis is a long-standing pattern, and remains a very effective one coast-to-coast. I first learned this pattern more than 25 years ago, and still tie and fish it faithfully.





Chuck Caddis Recipe


Hook:  #12-8 Standard Dry
Thread:  6/0 Rusty-Brown Uni-thread
Abdomen:  #25 Cinnamon Caddis Hareline
Under-wing:  Wood Duck CDC
Wing:  Woodchuck/Groundhog
Thorax:  #25 Cinnamon Caddis Hareline
Hackle:  Cree