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Springer Hair Fly
I remember now. It was the Trude. Very effective when tied with an orange body to imitate an October Caddis.   
Share your peeping caddis
Hi guys,  I'm curious how are your peeping caddis. Years and years I used this fly.  During time I modified the hackle position, dubbing texture,  materials , profile and so on until I
February Flies from the Vise
You've got me thinking when I saw those annelids(or maybe just the one)... hmmm... and the caddis . Some really nice elk wing work! And is that last one a 'peeping' caddis... with a hackle at it's end
Animas River Fishing in January
The Animas is one of those rivers that can either be amazing, or terrible!  I have fished it many times getting skunked, and I also have fished it where I have excellent days!  Today was an
my kind of PT Variants
Nice flies, should work in Maine in a caddis hatch.
GTI Caddis
So I fished the Animas, and the guy working at the fly shop recommended a caddis pupae.  So I grabbed a few of them in size 14, and went to fish.  Sure enough I caught a few fish on it, and
Did FTF Go Down For a Few Days or...
Did you not read my reply above??   Plus if it is your green caddis account, that has nothing at all to do with me. That is a fly gear business that Smalliehunter owns and I am not affiliated wit
Need help blending yellow and rust Antron to be rusty yellow
I've been tying Lafountaine DSPs and ESPs since the book came out in the 80's.  They are great caddis patterns, sometimes the only thing that works with any consistency during a caddis emergence.
A Curmudgeon Moment
I like those green caddis mop flies.  They look edible and took a lot of innovative thinking to make  them so.  .    Rocco
January Flies from the Vise
Looks great Dave! I dont see anything you need to change. Heres a little Caddis w/ rabbit,deer hair,and flash. Fun tie.
Deer Hair "Green Weenie"
019.JPG  This one is tied over thin lead wire wraps and it has worked just fine for decades.     Rocco     Very nice! ...but those aren't green weenies.  They are cad
Spring Life Cycle
  i wonder how excited he would get with a mayfly cycle :) Not as much as a caddis. I like fishing caddis flies!
Europea 12 (Variant)
Here's a caddis pattern thats popular in Scandinavia whenever there are caddis flies on the water. My variant utilizes the barbules on the CdC feather to give some extra spice to the fly. I have fishe
Europea 12 (Variant)
Here's a caddis pattern thats popular in Scandinavia whenever there are caddis flies on the water. My variant utilizes the barbules on the CdC feather to give some extra spice to the fly. I have fishe
New fly of the week is up
Sorry it's a couple days late, this past week has been a busy one. This is one of my all time favorite trout flies. Not sure the actual name of it but I've always called it the d-rib caddis. Super eas
skagit for spring creeks / small trout streams?
    Dave G,   The video above shows some skagit work that might apply to your situation w/o a two handed rod,  The rod in use is a custom 7'9  3 wt and the caster is the cre
New Swap Idea
From what i recall, there was 4 of us not including the swapmeister- each person tied 4 of each stage if a particular bug- i.e. - 4 caddis pupae, 4 caddis nymphs, 4 adult caddis patterns
December flies from the Vise
Spring time caddis dreams
Where to find Shane Stalcup's caddis body material
More's the pity that Shane never finished the caddis fly book follow on to "Mayflies". Was going to say that looked pretty easy to make, so glad the OP figured it out. Does not really look like it is
Fly of the week
Hey guys, just wanted to share the first two weeks of my "fly of the week" tutorial I started up on my website. The first week was the fox tail shrimp and this week is my variation of the Kwan fly. Im
Regal Vice ?
I'm not gonna argue with Mogup's suggestion for the standard jaws.  Seems like a practical choice, and those jaws have been around for almost 40 yrs, I believe.   I have the midge jaws but h
My new pet Dinosaur
will it take an elk hair caddis?
Where on the partridge skin do I find the flank tip?
Hi... I'm trying to tie a Spent Caddis fly which calls for a blond hen pheasant flank tip for the wings.  Where do I find that particular feather?  or substitute?
Can Someone Please ID This Insect?
One afternoon I seined the San Juan River in Northern New Mexico to try and determine what the fish were rising to. My sein trapped a very odd insect (seen below) besides a lot of (expected) midges. &
Caddis Pupa
Hi,   hatching Caddis Pupa. Hope you like it...     MW
Late Summer / Early Autumn Dry and Nymph Swap
Lets try again.   As the northern hemisphere moves towards winter, I want you to think about your favourite late season patterns (typically for brown trout).   Some friends and I are heading
Antennae / horns on caddis pupa
Here are caddis pupa from a trout I throat pumped.   Here are caddis pupa from Rick Hafele:   From Troutnut:   The main feature are the wings and legs folded along side the body and
What Is This ?
Cricket I believe used to make lighters that might have fit in that but since there is a caddis on it I figured it had to be for something fly fishing related. im with ya man...I really wanted to figu
Hello from East Tennessee
Hello, I am really enjoying this forum. It is much more active than my local forums. People are extremely knowledgeable and quick to offer help and advise. I started tying sometime in the early 90s bu
Substitute for sili-skin?
Ultimately you can use anything flexible and transparent for a Czech nymph shell back, and Flytire has outlined the usual suspects, except perhaps for magic foil which would be way too fragile al
CDC Caddis a Goddard Variant
Goddard version of caddis tied with CDC. Why CDC? because on the slow and very slow running  rivers works better than other material. At least for me:) I tie this fly  down to size #20 , not
Capped Baitfish
This fly worked for me out in Corpus, I caught about 50% of my speckled trout on it, and it was rather easy to tie, and also cast.  In fact, it casted so well compared to some other flies that I
November Flies from the Vise
Clear Creek Caddis Pupa in Caddis Green for tonight!       [attachment=64627:fr_1380_size880.jpg]  
Float tubers
Hi folks. anyone have any experience of Caddis Sports Premier Plus Float Tube?
How to Bookmark
I'm sorry, but I just can't remember how to bookmark flies. A reminder, please, will be appreciated. I want to save Lucian's Caddis so I can remember I want to tie a few over the winter. Thanks
Annual Caddis for Christmas Swap
I'm tying some Chuck Caddis.
Caddis Pupa
Hi, Here is a simple and effective caddis pupa Materials used: [LIST] [*]Hook curved caddis type in size #12-14 (Demmon G602 ) [*]Body Thread: Yellow pale body thread  [*]Body: Half Micro Glass B
Tie fly so it floats just below the surface
[attachment=64606:image.jpeg] This soft hackle seems to float just under the surface about 1-2 inches if not treated with floatant. With floatant it stays in the surface film until it wears off. It's
EP Finger Mullet
EP style flies are staples in many saltwater fishermans boxes.  And the Mullet style pattern is definitely an important fly to have when fishing in the gulf.  Redfish, sea trout, and many ot
Need a source for TMC212 hooks
Ckeck out Allen n304 hooks
Maggie Valley, take two!
hi fisherboy..looks like good tenkara fishing..what was the favored fly on tenkara..thanks.. Elk hair caddis and stimulators. Also caught some on nymph droppers under those. Also on a partridge/yell
Late 2017 Euro style / Nymphs Swap
Vladi's Polish Nymph (Josef)   I haven't seen a material list for this particular rendition by Vladi, but there's no magic to
Spray for neoprene waders to make them easier to put on?
I emailed the simms people about this and they rudely told me that the extra leg would give me more room to move! I had in mind a custom build, still do kinda, but I;ll never deal with those people or
Caddis Nymph
Hi guys,    Here is a model of caddis nymph with realistic look when gets wet. It is very easy to tie, no more than 4-6min to make  the fly:   And when is wet looks really cool:
Merkin Crab w/Feelers
Crab flies are staples for many saltwater fish.  Redfish, permit, black drum, and more will go after a crab before anything else.  The tasty little invertebrates are treats for these fish. &
Veevus 50 Denier - Amazing thread
Patriot,   Take a break and check out these videos. They all use Semperfi Nano Silk, which is a GSP thread like 50 denier Veevus:   https:/
Are contributions to support this forum accepted?
Patriot, Will Mullis, the owner has said, on the record, that he is not interested in receiving any "charity" for operation of this forum. Nonetheless, a group of concerned users have indicated a w
Fly tying supplies for sale
Flytire, as usual, is on it !!!   In addition, this is a fly tying site.  It's sponsored, owned and run by the owner of Green Caddis Outfitters ...   You
October flesh from the vise
Chugbug's Creamsicle October Caddis Pupa
Jo-Ann Fabrics Haul
[quote name="Patriot" post="707286" timestamp="1507168237"]@SilverCreek   Man, I don't know if I should be telling anyone about this, but I suppose I can take the ribbing.   This morning I s
Looking for TMC206BL hooks in sizes #22 and #24
Tiemco 2487 #22, #24 (Amazon & J. Stockhard) Down eye, 2X short shank, 1X fine wire, 2X wide gape, bronze; Uses: caddis pupae, midge emerger, shrimp. Tiemco 2488 #22, #24 (Amazon & J. Stockhar
Caddis Nymph - again
Hi guys,   bellow is an old model used  from '80 . The fly was tied in the first years without  bead .After '90  the local fishermen added first time brass bead and then tungs
About the evolution of YOUR fly tying.
The only chenille I ever use is micro for San Juan worms and an extended body caddis pattern, and ice or krystal chenille.     I rarely ever tie a wooly bugger with a chenille body.
tiny fly questions
My preferred trout water is the San Juan river in Northern New Mexico.  From past experience most mayflies are typically a size #20 or #22.  Midges, which is the predominate fish food, range
Tools of the trade !
Am I the only person that thinks a hair stacker should be a part of a basic kit? I'd hate to tie a comparadun or any version of an elk/deer hair caddis type pattern without a hair stacker. Hair s
Classic wet fly swap
while some winged wet flies offer a little more bling than others, they are also tied to represent mayflies, caddis/sedges and even terrestrials
Dropper Fly?
I tried dry dropper rigs and hated them until this year. I started fishing a different river this spring and the fish there like to feed on the surface. One of the reasons I hated the dropper system b
September flies from the vise
Cahir caddis, evergreen pupa, soft hackle dry midge, skittering egg-laying caddis, egg-laying diving caddis, ice Pheasant, pheasant tail soft hackle with bead thorax, and hare's ear soft hackle with b
Mop Fly Variant
Moparoo Caddis Body Olive Mop (slight haircut on tail to taper tip)Head/legs Kangaroo (dubbing loop)Thread mono
Source for marabou, especially that bleed less color
i use the following marabou from the caddis fly shop without the bleeding problem   or
Nymph or Flymph or Soft hackle wet fly
Nice article. I think I was close to a flymph but went wrong with the bead head and jig hook. I gather from the article that flymphs are meant to represent ascending Mayflies and Caddis, so no need fo
Caddis Latex Nymphs/Pupae
 Here is a quick  tied latex caddis. Usually I used natural latex but  after a while  the  latex strip  goes down. I like the Virtual nymph latex because is more durable
Soft Hackle Wet Flies
[attachment=64080:image.jpeg] I have been fishing soft hackles since early spring on the Holston and Clinch rivers here in east TN. Never fished them much before this year but probably over 90% of tro
плут оса SBS
Oktober Caddis variation hook Dai Riki 135 #8 thread/rib - UTC 140 burnt orange abdomen - 2mm foam rust wing case/head - 1mm foam brown thorax - dubbing rust wing - Congo Hair orange legs - deer hair
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