Fly Tying of Cased Caddis by Jim Misiura

Cased Caddis – Fly Tying with Jim Misiura

A Cased Caddis Pattern – Jim Misiura’s Way

In this great video tutorial, Jim shows us his version of the popular Cased Caddis pattern by using Hemingway’s fly tying materials. Thank you Jim for sharing this great video with us.


To tie a Hemingway’s Cased Caddis, Jim Misiura’s way, you need the following:

Hemingway's Tube Body Caddis Pupa - Green
Tube Body – Caddis Pupa in Green
Hemingway's Standard Thread - Black
Hemingway’s 6/0 Thread in Black
Maruto Maruto Dry Fly and Nymph Hooks - d21
Maruto d21 Hooks


  • Nip the front of the Hemingway’s Caddis Pupa tube body.
  • Run the hook through the front.
  • Tie in the tip of the tube body.
  • Come back with tread to one eye length, from the eye of the hook.
  • Tie in the hackle and make 3-4 wraps.
  • Tie it off.
  • Pull the hackle back and wrap the tread in front of it to lock in place.
  • Whip finish it.
  • Put the head cement on.
  • Trim the hackle almost flat on the top and little wider on the bottom.

This Cased Caddis fly is a great fly that you can make quickly using Hemingway’s Caddis Pupa Tube Body. It can be weighted with lead wire or a bead to bring down this fly to the bottom and then be fished like a nymph.

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