Free Swimming caddis pupa tied by Barry Ord Clarke

Free Swimming caddis/sedge pupa

A quick and effective free swimming caddis larva for those who need something new in their box. Fish it dead drift or a bottom dropper as part of a team. You can also colour the body with water proof markers or even give the thorax a coat of UV resin.

Free Swimming caddis/sedge pupa recipe

  • Hook: Sprite Buzzer # 12 -16
  • Tail: Tying thread
  • Tying thread: UTC 70 Chartreuse
  • Body: Nymph wrap -colour your choice
  • Wing case: Pheasant tail
  • Thorax: Squirrel dub Dark Brown

How to tie Free Swimming caddis/sedge pupa