Irresistable Caddis SBS

Discussion in 'Fly Tying Step by Step / Video' started by ScottP, Apr 4, 2014.

  1. ScottP

    ScottP Active Member

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    Bomber meets EHC (sorry for the title typo)


    hook - Dai Riki 320 #16
    thread - UTC 70 tan
    rib - tying thread tag end
    abdomen - caribou
    hackle - barred cream
    wing - yearling elk bleached

    mash barb, start thread; leave tag end long, trailing out the back end

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    clean a clump of caribou, trim ends; 2 soft loops, let it spin, then pack it tight

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    repeat up to 75% mark; half hitch and trim thread

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    have at it 'till you get the shape you're looking for

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    re-start thread and tie in hackle at front

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    spiral hackle through body towards the back; capture tip with tag end of thread and rib forward

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    tie off rib, trim hackle tip

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    clean, stack and measure (extend to hook bend) a clump of elk

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    2 soft loops then pull firmly

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    half hitch x 2, SHHAN

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    topside

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