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Mercer’s Missing Link

Mercer’s Missing Link

Mercer’s Missing Link Cripple Fly Tying Video Instructions The Mercer’s Missing Link is a great caddis cripple fly pattern developed by Mike Mercer.  This is one of my favorite flies to tie and fish.  This is a hidden secret weapon, not many anglers know about this pattern, let alone fish it.  Although the Missing Link… Continue Reading

EC Caddis

EC Caddis

EC Caddis Fly Tying Video Instructions The EC Caddis is a parachute variation of the traditional Elk Hair Caddis.  The EC Caddis has a trailing shuck for a tail and a parachute hackle.  This imitates a crippled or emerging caddis.  The parachute hackle gives the fly a much more “life like” appearance and sits flush… Continue Reading

Humpy

Humpy

Humpy Fly Tying Video Instructions The Humpy is a classic dry fly attractor pattern.  The Humpy is a very buoyant and bushy dry fly.  This makes the Humpy a great caddis or stonefly imitation, especially in high water.  The Humpy can be tied in many different colors, making is a very versatile pattern.  The most… Continue Reading

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