I visit Tim Barker’s blog, PlanetTrout from time to time to check out what cool trout flies he has been tying. I found these two in the bunches that I combed through. These two among many others on Tim’s blog will definitely pull in some good trout.
A flashy, easy to tie attractor that drops like a rock. You can tie this in an Olive version…that guy below liked Flashy Orange.
HOOK: Hanak 450 BL Hook, #10 – #16
THREAD: Lagartun 74 Denier, Rust – Abdomen / Tiemco 10/0, Dk. Brown, to secure thorax
WEIGHT: .010 Lead or .)15 Lead Sub.
TAIL: Coq De Leon, Dark Speckled
ABDOMEN: Lagartun Thread
RIB: Sulky Opalescent Thread – * coat with UV Resin
THORAX: Micro UV Chenille, Hot Orange
BEAD: Slotted Tungsten Copper – sized to hook or oversized x1
S-HARE N’ CDC RX APPLE CADDIS
Another revision of the Craig Matthews X Caddis with a looped shuck , CDC Under Wing and using Snowshoe Hare…the photo below shows how I mix the Abdomen dubbing by combing the fibers together.
HOOK: Daiichi 1110, #14 – #18
THREAD: VEEVUS 16/0, Tan
SHUCK: Sparkle Emerger Yarn, Clear (White) – looped
ABDOMEN: * – Not Pictured – Stalcup’s BWO Micro Fine Dub 70% / Fine and Dry Chartreuse, 30% * combed to mix
UNDER WING: MP Select, Cream
OVER WING: Snowshoe Hare, Tan