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ScottP

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Ruff’s Catfish Caddis








(trimmed)







Combination of a Goddard and Nelson/Sedgehog. Here’s the vid if you’re interested



hook - Dai Riki 300 #10
thread - UTC 140 grey brown/Danville 6/0 tan
wing/body - deer hair
hackle - grizzly


Ambulatory variation







hook - Dai Riki 300 #10
thread - UTC 140 grey brown/UTC 70 grey brown
wing/body - deer hair
legs - medium rubber brown
hackle - grizzly/ginger

Regards,
Scott
 
Deschaine’s Caplis (variation)








A Michigan pattern that reeks of Deet and woodsmoke (or maybe this version just reeks). Pretty basic stuff; swapped out the hackle fiber tail for calftail and ribbed the body.


hook - Dai Riki 300 #10
thread - Danville 6/0 black
tail - calftail red
rib - x-small wire gold
body - peacock herl
wing - elk hair bleached
hackle - brown


Regards,
Scott
 


orange sherbert

hook - any curved style hook
bead - peacock colored glass bead
thread - hot orange
ribbing - silver wire
body - pearl tinsel
thorax - tying thread




pearly gates

hook - any curved style hook
bead - white metal or glass bead
thread - black
ribbing - hot orange ultra wire
body - pearl tinsel
thorax - peacock herl

reference - Colorado Guide Flies: Patterns, Rigs, & Advice from the State's Best Anglers & Guides - pat dorsey
 
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