SBS Quigley Crime Scene Caddis variation SBS

Discussion in 'Fly Tying' started by ScottP, Jun 2, 2014.

  1. ScottP

    ScottP Active Member

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    A little different look that the Splitsville. Downwing, front-to-back hacklestacker; it'll ride low on the water.

    hook - Dai Riki 305 #14
    thread - MFC 8/0 olive
    abdomen - 1mm foam olive
    hackle post/indicator - 1mm foam orange
    wing - deer hair
    feelers - Krystal Flash rootbeer
    hackle - grizzly dyed olive
    thorax - dubbing olive

    mash barb; start thread at 70% mark and wrap back to bend

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    tie in foam strip; wrap abdomen

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    tie in post/indicator

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    clean, stack, measure (gap width past bend) a clump of deer hair; tie in, trim butts

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    tie in hackle at base of post

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    tie in feelers

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    half hitch thread, flip fly over and attach weighted hackle pliers to foam strip

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    wrap hackle down post (thorax length), then back to base; tie off hackle and trim

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    dub thread, dub thorax; finish at base of wing

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    pull hackle back; tie down

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    half hitch x 2, SHHAN; trim indicator and feelers

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    not sure my eyes can spot that little bit of orange foam, so here's one with 2mm x 2mm foam post/indicator (head's a little bigger, but that's the tradeoff for visibility)

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    Regards,
    Scott
     
  2. freestonebound

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    Tying these up in Ginger Caddis colors. Thanks for sharing!
     
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    The pictures worked yesterday. :(
     
  4. ScottP

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    PeeBucket caught up with my account. Photos for new SBSs are being loaded on Flikr, but the older stuff is now unavailable for viewing.

    Sorry folks,
    Scott
     
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    Folks time for a bake sale for Scott!!!!!
     
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    freestoneangler Not to be confused with Freestone

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    Some strange things are happening on the website. First we must learn Chinese to read the threads and now the 3rd party usage gauge has topped out. :confused:
     
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    No need to apologize / thanks!