Here is a new, great fly pattern coming from Jim Misiura – his Stretch Caddis Pupa. Awesome little fly, easy steps, a little patience and you get yourself a beautiful and deadly fly. Caddis pupas can be used all year round – so fill your flybox with these beauties. Jim, thanks for sharing.
To tie Jim Misiura’s Stretch Caddis Pupa, you need the following:
- Hook: scud type fly hooks, sizes #12 to #18, Jim used Maruto Shrimp & Caddis Pupa Fly Hooks c46 in size #16
- Thread: Olive
- Body: Frosty Fly Stretch Round Rib in Olive
- Wing: Raffia 1Ply
- Antenna: Wood Duck Flank
- Thorax: black rabbit dubbing, we recommend Hemingway’s Hare Plus Dubbing in Black
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