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Split Foam Caddis

 
tied by navigator36
Fly Type: General Freshwater,
Target Species: Trout,
Recommended Region: Central Canada,
Imitation: Caddis Flies,
Material List:
Dry fly hook size 14-10..any style
Kevlar thread-tan
Tan craft foam
Tan deer hair
Foam hopper or ant cylinder of appropriate size


Tying Instructions: Tie on a thin strip of the tan craft foam.
Cement the threaded hook shank and wrap the
foam strip 3/4 up to the eye. Tie off.
(No ribbing needed as the foam body is cemented on.)
Next tie on a small clump of deer hair, pinch and then spin it to form the wing.
Cut the head down well.
Take the tan foam cylinder and tie on at base of deer
hair wing.
Tie off foam cylinder at head and varnish.
Lastly, cut the end of foam cylinder at a sharp
angle at the end and carefully cut the foam down the middle to form the wings.
You're done.



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