Squirrel & CDC Caddis

Cheech - June 24, 2018

I'm confident that caddisflies were created to give anglers confidence in catching fish. Not only do fish eat them with reckless abandon, but a drag free drift isn't always necessary. To top that off, caddis are scraggly in appearance, so you can incorporate a lot of different messy materials to get them to look just right. Yes... Caddis season is your friend. This pattern is about as basic as it gets with caddis because it only uses a few materials, and it also can be fished in the film, under the surface, or high on the top. There really isn't much more to explain about this super simple bug... Time to spin a few up and fish them!

Material List
Materials & Alternate Materials Listed Below
8/0 UNI-Thread Waxed Midge
8/0 UNI-Thread Waxed Midge
8/0 UNI-Thread Waxed Midge

8/0 UNI-Thread Waxed Midge

$3.25
TroutHunter Premium CDC
TroutHunter Premium CDC

TroutHunter Premium CDC

$3.50
Sparkle Emerger Yarn
Sparkle Emerger Yarn

Sparkle Emerger Yarn

$3.25
Loon Gator Grip Dubbing Spinner
Loon Gator Grip Dubbing Spinner

Loon Gator Grip Dubbing Spinner

$17.99
Natural Furs Dubbing
Natural Furs Dubbing

Natural Furs Dubbing

$2.95
Daiichi 1180 - Standard Dry Fly Hook
Daiichi 1180 - Standard Dry Fly Hook

Daiichi 1180 - Standard Dry Fly Hook

$5.85
Dr. Slick Razor Scissors - 4
Dr. Slick Razor Scissors - 4

Dr. Slick Razor Scissors - 4"

$30.25
Hard As Hull Head Cement
Hard As Hull Head Cement

Hard As Hull Head Cement

$6.50
Tiemco Midge Whip Finisher
Tiemco Midge Whip Finisher

Tiemco Midge Whip Finisher

$24.95