Rocky Road Caddis SBS

Discussion in 'Fly Tying Step by Step / Video' started by ScottP, Apr 3, 2014.

  1. ScottP Active Member

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    Interesting fly; tied it out of curiosity's sake.

    hook - Dai Riki 320 #16
    thread - UTC 140 & 70 tan
    abdomen - caribou
    thorax - dubbing tan
    wing - turkey
    hackle - barred tan

    mash barb, start thread (140 for the body)

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

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    pack it, then repeat with clump #2

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    one more time with clump #3; tie off/trim thread

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    invert fly, lay the razor on the eye and push straight back

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    rough cut

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    final cut

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    start the 70 thread; a little dubbing for the thorax

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    fold a strip of turkey quill (gap width), sprayed with fixative (optional but recommended)

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    tie in at abdomen/thorax junction, wrap forward to eye, fold back, wrap back

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    tie in hackle, wrap hackle

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    trim hackle on top, pull turkey forward, tie down, half hitch x2, SHHAN

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    trim wing, trim hackle flush on bottom

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    Regards,
    Scott
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