video - Shuttlecock Caddis

Discussion in 'Fly Tying Step by Step' started by Hans Weilenmann, Feb 19, 2014.

  1. Hans Weilenmann

    Hans Weilenmann Active Member

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    The Shuttlecock Caddis is an effective variation on the standard Shuttlecock design. This Caddis Emerger is fished either in tandem with a sub-surface pattern, such as the Backstop Caddis, or by itself during a caddis hatch - generally to devastating effect.

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    Shuttlecock Caddis
    Hook: Scud hook, medium wire #12-16
    Thread: Black, 6/0 (or color of your choosing)
    Abdomen: SLF Finesse, golden olive
    Rib: Tying thread
    Wing & wing buds: CDC, natural
    Thorax: Squirrel, in split thread

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



    Cheers,
    Hans W
     
  2. Steve Saville

    Steve Saville Active Member

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    Very nice, Hans. I like it.
     

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