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CDC Elk Hair Caddis

CDC Elk Hair Caddis

CDC Elk Hair Caddis Fly Tying Instructions The CDC Elk Hair Caddis is a variation of the traditional Elk Hair Caddis.  The CDC Elk Hair Caddis is the more “buggy” version.  The CDC feather imitates the legs and antenna of an adult caddis fly.  The CDC feather adds buoyancy to the fly.  CDC naturally floats… Continue Reading

CDC Caddis Dry

CDC Caddis Dry

CDC Caddis Dry Fly Tying Instructions The CDC Caddis is a great slow water caddis pattern.  The CDC Caddis is less bushy and bulky than the traditional Elk Hair Caddis.  The CDC Caddis can be tied very small, in order to imitate the tiny black caddis that hatch on many western rivers.  The CDC wing… Continue Reading

Pearl And Elk Caddis

Pearl And Elk Caddis

Pearl And Elk Caddis Fly Tying Instructions The Pearl and Elk Caddis is a great variation of the traditional Elk Hair Caddis.  The Pearl body on the Pearl and Elk acts as an attractor.  The Pearl and Elk is a great fly on freestone and fast moving rivers.  The fist simple “react” to the fly… Continue Reading

Stimulator

Stimulator

Stimulator Fly Tying Video Instructions The Stimulator is an amazing fly pattern developed by fly tying legend Randall Kaufmann.  The Stimulator was originally developed to imitate a stonefly adult.  But that is not the only insect the Stimulator imitates.  The Stimulator also emulates a grasshopper, caddis or even large drake mayflies!  The Stimulator is also a great… Continue Reading

Puterbaugh Caddis

Puterbaugh Caddis

Puterbaugh Caddis Fly Tying Instructions The Puterbaugh Caddis is my go to caddis.  I use the Puterbaugh almost exclusively.  The Puterbaugh Caddis floats much better then other caddis patterns.  The foam body not only floats, but is also life like.  The Puterbaugh can be tied in many different colors.  My favorites are olive, black, yellow… Continue Reading