Partridge Caddis

Fly Name
Hook 12-20
Thread black
Wings partridge, CDC
Tails none
Body fine wire, peacock herl
Hackle grizzly

Partridge Caddis

Partridge Caddis

Attach thread to hook and evenly wind a thread base. Select the desired number of peacock herls and trim the bases evenly. Tie in herl at the front part of the body and wrap herl evenly to the base of the tail. Advance the thread forward to the front end of the body.

Evenly wrap herl forward from the tail base to the front end of the body. Tie off with 3 to 5 tight thread wraps.

Partridge Caddis

Attach a CDC feather as an under wing. Secure with 5 tight wraps.

Partridge Caddis

Tie in the partridge as a down wing and secure with 5 tight wraps. Trim off excesses. Tie in a grizzly hackle by it's stem and evenly wind hackle. Tie off with 5 tight wraps and cut off excess.

Partridge Caddis

Whip finish head with 4 to 8 turns. Pull tag end firmly and cut off excess thread. Place a drop of head cement on knot and allow it to penetrate both the thread base and hackle stems.


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