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/ Caddis / dry / Elk / elk hair / olive / Tinsel / white / X-Caddis / Z-lon /

Pearl X-Caddis

 
tied by swinks1966
Fly Type: Dry,
Target Species: Trout,
Recommended Region: Northeast US,
Imitation: Caddis Flies,
Material List:
Hook: Mustad 94840 size 14-16
Thread: White or Olive
Tail/shuck: Amber Z-lon
Body:Opal Mirage Tinsel
Wing: Stacked elk hair

Tying Instructions: This is a Dennis Potter pattern. He showed it to me at a fly tying show, and I tried it in PA and it worked great. The tinsel body really reflects light well, and the trout go nuts for it. On this example, the shuck material was given to me by Dennis, and he dyes his a custom color. The Shuck should be sparser than in the photo.



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