We show you here a simple to follow fly recipe on how to tie realistic caddis fly. The fly you make here will not just look very real but will also get you some nice fish. To tie this caddis fly you are not going to need lots of time and some complicated tools. Just simple materials that we list below and some patience are all you need.
The key ingredient for this recipe are Hemingway’s Realistic Caddis Wings that are great imitation of real caddis wings and extra easy to work with. You don’t need to cut or shape anything. Simply take them off the backing sheet and tie on. The wings are made of very flexible material so they are easy to bend and manipulate when tying. The softness and flexibility of the material make them easily gulped by the fish. They are extra durable and can survive many fish – flies made with these wings are meant to be used and used again. And yet, they are affordable and easy to make.
What You Need:
- Dry fly hook, size 10-16
- Dubbing: All Round or Beaver Plus
- Realistic Caddis Wings
- Body: Caddis Tube Body
- CDC Feathers
- Dubbing: Deer Hair for legs and thorax
How to Tie Realistic Caddis Fly – Steps:
And.. you have yourself a realistic caddis fly! All you got to do is take it fishin’! Tight lines!
This is just one way of tying this great looking fly. There are other patterns that you can try with these materials. The options are endless. We would love to see your suggestions and ideas – share them below. Share photos of fish you caught on your caddis fly on our Facebook page.