Chewy October Caddis

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Chewy October Caddis Nymph

CRW_9922

 

Chewy October Caddis Nymph

Hook: Dai-Riki 135 #6-#8
Bead: Black Nickle (-1) Size
Abdomen: Orange Antron Yarn
Rib: Hare’s Ear Dubbing
Collar: Black UV Caddis Dubbing
Wing Buds: Starling
Antennae: Pheasant Tail
Weight: .015 Lead (or substitute) Wire
Thread: Black 8/0

 

This is an October Caddis pattern with extra fish sauce. The perfect imitation that is heavy enough to get you in the zone and keep you there. I typically run this fly as a dropper off an even heavier fly but your mileage may vary. While I consider it a Steelhead Nymph it has the added benefit of catching plenty of trout to keep things interesting.  In tying this pattern I am using a new technique that adds a little something extra to the segmented body.  By layering in a dubbing rope of Hare’s Ear you get some extra movement and segmentation.  Enjoy!

 

 

 

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