Saturday, January 10, 2015

Tying the Tully Caddis Emerger

The Tully Caddis Emerger

The TCE first broke the surface on the Tulpehocken in Central Pennsylvania, and has been going strong for several years now. It has been an excellent prospecting pattern for me, akin to what the Adams is to the dry fly.

TCE Tying recipe

Hook: #12-16 Standard Wire Caddis Emerger
Thread:  Black 8/0 Uni-thread
Rib: Fine Gold Wire
Abdomen: Natural Grey Squirrel
Shellback & Tail:  Dyed Yellow Pheasant Tail
Thorax: Black Squirrel
Wing: 2 Natural Dun CDC Puffs

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