video - Backstop Caddis

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  1. Hans Weilenmann

    Hans Weilenmann Active Member

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    The Backstop Caddis, originated by Paul Slaney, is a caddis emerger pattern which is often fished in tandem with a bushy dry fly, or as a sub-surface pattern by itself.

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    Backstop Caddis
    Hook: Tiemco 2499SP #14-18
    Thread: Benecchi 12/0, tobacco
    Veiling: Z-lon, silver
    Underwing: CDC, natural
    Wing: Deer hair, sparse
    Thorax: Squirrel - in split thread

    Video here - please view in high rez, if able:



    Cheers,
    Hans W
     
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  3. Eyejuggler

    Eyejuggler Beech Nut

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    Superb as always good sir!
     
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    I will be tying up a few of those for the summer. Thanks for posting!
     
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    Caddis are prolific here as in many locations. I really appreciate you many variations. Thanks, Hans.
     
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    I like the pattern and will tie up a few... just in case.
     
  7. Chris Johnson

    Chris Johnson Member: Native Fish Society

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    Anyone else not get the video
     
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    GAT Dumbfounded

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    Chris, it works for me.
     
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