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Nitro Caddis Pupa

Nitro Caddis Pupa Fly Tying Video Instructions

The Nitro Caddis Pupa is a great little fly developed by Andrij Horodysky.  The Nitro Caddis Pupa imitates a caddis larva emerging and developing into a caddis pupa.  This is the most vulnerable stage of the caddis and big trout know that!  The Nitro Caddis Pupa can be tied in Olive and Orange variations, with the Olive being the most popular color.  This fly is best tied in #12 to #16 and makes a great lead fly on a nymph rig.  This fly really “pops” and is fun to tie!

Nitro Caddis Pupa Fly Tying Recipe:
Hook: #12-16 Tiemco 2499SP-BL
Bead: 3/32″ to 7/64″ Black Cyclops Bead
Thread: Brown Veevus 8/0
Tail: Olive Pearl Core Braid
Wing Pads: Mottled Brown Medallion Sheeting
Antennae: Natural Mallard Flank
Legs: Natural Brown India Hen Back
Collar: Olive Brown Ice Dub

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