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Archive for December, 2018

CDC Elk hair caddis

 

Don’t let this quick and simple pattern deceive you, this is a great pattern that should have a place in every fly box.

Hook: Mustad R30 # 8-16

Tying thread: Olive Body:

Two CDC hackles

Wing: Bleached or light coloured elk hair

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Parachute zebra midge

A Zebra midge variant that is an unusual parachute pattern, as it has a plastic glass bubble bead head. If you have fished with the zebra midge you’ll know just how effective it is, so give this a go , you’ll be surprised.

Hook: Mustad C49S # 12-16

Bead: Pearlescent plastic

Tying thread: Black sheer 14/0

Rib: UTC Ultra wire white

Post: Para post & wing white

Thorax: Peacock herl

Hackle: Grizzle

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Mixed wing Comparadun

This is a simple mixed wing comparadun that has a really nice effect. With a turkey biot body and a little UV sparkle mixed with the CDC and lemon wood duck in the wing.

 

Hook: Mustad R30 # 12

Thread: Yellow

Wing: Lemon wood duck, CDC and UV enhancer

Tail: Coq de Leon

Body: Olive turkey biot

Thorax: Olive CDC dubbing

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