LaFontaine Sparkle pupa tied by Barry Ord Clarke

LaFontaine Sparkle pupa emerger

Gary LaFontaine’s little emerger that has become a modern classic. This simple technique shows you how to create the gas filled shuck case of an emerging caddis fly to great effect. A pattern that no caddis fly specialist should be without!

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2 thoughts on “LaFontaine Sparkle pupa emerger

    1. Hi thanks. Same as the CDC question, trying and failing over many years, until you get it right. Knowing not only the applications of your materials, but also their limitations is one of the keys to success…