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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

Elk Hair Caddis

Elk Hair Caddis

Elk Hair Caddis Fly Tying Video Instructions The Elk Hair Caddis is a versatile and effective Caddis pattern.  The Elk Hair Caddis is a great fly for pocket water or fast moving water.  The elk hair and hackle on the body make the Elk Hair Caddis a high floating and buoyant fly.  The Elk Hair… Continue Reading

Peacock Elk Hair Caddis

Peacock Elk Hair Caddis

Peacock Elk Hair Caddis Fly Tying Instructions The Peacock Caddis is a simple version of the standard Elk Hair Caddis.  The Peacock Caddis uses dark colored peacock herl for the body, instead of dubbing and hackle.  The Peacock Caddis is very effective when the hatching caddis are dark in color.  The Peacock Caddis also sits… Continue Reading

X2 Caddis

X2 Caddis

X2 Caddis Fly Tying Instructions The X2 Caddis is the new and improved version of the Elk Hair Caddis.  The X2 Caddis sits flush with the surface of the water.  This gives the X2 Caddis a better profile from the fish’s point of view.  The X2 Caddis also uses synthetic Antron for the tail (shuck). … Continue Reading

Razor Foam Caddis

Razor Foam Caddis

Razor Foam Caddis Fly Tying Instructions How to tie a Elk Hair Razor Foam Caddis. The Razor Foam Caddis is a huge improvement over the traditional Elk Hair Caddis. The Razor Foam Body gives the fly a more life like look, adds color and most importantly allows the fly to float much longer. The Razor… Continue Reading