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Caddis Pupa Fly Pattern

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Impressionistic Caddis Pupa pattern on size 14 hook.

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Image: Rick Hafele & The Fly Fishing Shop

 

Here is a nice piece re Spring time insect hatches for the fly fisher/tier to study up on. Info via Rick Hafele and The Fly Fishing Shop in Welches, Oregon.


7 Responses to “Caddis Pupa Fly Pattern”


  1. 1 Bee Tea
    March 9, 2019 at 18:58

    Great fly! What is the recipe?

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    • March 13, 2019 at 17:43

      BeeTea…I have always tied this size 12 to 16 at the smallest. The dubbing of green has a touch of sparkle to it, but light green synthetic or even hare’s ear will suffice. It is not ribbed and the dubbing is applied loosely to allow for trailing fibers. I added the bead first, of course, and it is the only weight. The wing is a combo of hackle fibers on top with 2-3 pheasant tail fibers atop that. I have only ever tied this with green but the pattern would obviously allow for tan/brown. I have used this on mostly streams but my son has used it on lakes as a diving caddis pattern with some success.

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  2. March 19, 2015 at 18:43

    My son just joined a bass fishing club at school. He is a true fishing virgin. And he is loving it. He fished for the first time last weekend. Lost two lures, hooked his finger a few times. He is loving it!!!

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