Cased Caddis Larva Patterns

[singlepic id=2092 w=320 h=240 float=right] Peeping Cased Caddis Larva Hook: #12-20 Nymph Thread: 70 Denier Black Case: Cream Hen Soft-Hackle Body: Caddis Green Dubbing Legs: Black Hen Hackle Head: Black Thread I tied a bunch of these attempting to imitate the various Caddis larva found in our Driftless Area streams. …

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Smethurst’s Under-Feather Midge

[singlepic id=2070 w=260 h=180 float=left] I know it’s not a Caddis pattern but I needed a break the other day and was searching youtube for the usual fly fishing distraction when I came across a video from Frank Smethurst. He ties a midge pattern that peaked my interest. This thing has it …

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The Black Wet Fly (BWF)

[singlepic id=1827 w=260 h=180 float=right] Hook: Dai-Riki 075 #14 Thread: GSP 50 Deiner White Bead: Craft Store Bead Weight: 10 Turns of .15 Rib: SM Black Ultra Wire Over Body: 12 Strands of Black Krystal Flash Body: 85% Black/15% Peacock Ice Dub Hackle: Black Saddle Hackle (Oversized) Collar: Peacock Ice …

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The Black Wet Fly

[singlepic id=342 w=495 h=415 float=center] The Black Wet Fly tied Winona Fly Factory Style Hook: #12-#18 Wet Fly/Nymph Hook Weight: 10 Turns of .15 (for a #14) Thread: Black 8/0 Bead: Optional Rib: SM Black Ultra Wire Undershell: 6 Strands of Peacock Herl Overshell: 16 Strands of Black Krystal Flash …

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