This cripple/stillborn caddis is a sure thing during a caddis hatch.
The new Mustad Heritage Alpha Point R43AP # 10 is the perfect hook for this pattern with its 3XL shank and extra fine wire.
Tie it in any size and colour to match your hatch, you won’t be disappointed.
Cripple/stillborn caddis pattern recipe
- Hook: Mustad Heritage R43AP # 8-14
- Tying thread: Sheer 14/0 brown
- Shuck: Parapost fibres
- Abdomen: Brown hackle
- Bubble: 2 CDC hackles
- Thorax: Brown stickle dub
- Wings: 2 Turkey biots
- Head: Stickle dub brown
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Beautiful pattern! It’s a very realistic looking insect. Fine techniques as well.
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