Jim Misiura's Ribbed Caddis Larva

Fly Tying a Ribbed Caddis Larva with Jim Misiura

Jim Misiura brings us another one of his awesome recipes: a Ribbed Caddis Larva. Don’t miss trying it.


To tie Jim Misiura’s Ribbed Caddis Larva, you need the following:

  • Hook: scud hooks in sizes #12-#18, Jim used Maruto Shrimp & Caddis Fly Hooks c46 in size #14
  • Bead: 3mm Black
  • Weight: .010 Lead Wire
  • Thread: Dark Olive
  • Underbody: Peacock Herl
  • Abdomen: Olive Gimmie Band
  • Thorax: Black Opossum


Maruto curved short shank fly hooks c46

Maruto Curved Short Shank Fly Hooks c46


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