Fly Fishing – Fly Patterns

Cased Caddis

Hook: 10-6 TMC 300 Thread: 6/0 Black Body: Peacock HerlRib: Copper Wire Hackle: Brown Saddle trimmed short Neck: Tan dubbingHead: Black dubbing

Tying Instructions:

  • Tie in copper wire, 1 or 2 strands of brown saddle hackle by their tips, and 3 strands of peacock herl.
  • Wrap peacock herl 3/4 the way up the hook shank, secure with thread and trim.
  • Wrap saddle hackle forward over peacock herl and secure with thread, and trim.
  • Wrap copper wire over hackle, for durability and secure with thread and trim.
  • Dub tan dubbing on to hook, and make 2 or 3 wraps. Tan section of fly should be about 1/2 the size of the head.
  • Dub black dubbing on to thread and wrap dubbing up to the eye of the hook, to form head.
  • Whip finish and head cement.
  • Trim saddle hackle short on top, bottom, and both sides.
  • Lastly, use a bodkin to pull out some of the black dubbing.