P.O. Box 1181, Dubuque, Iowa 52004-1181

Dubuque Fly Fishers


Elk Hair Caddis Tan

Tyer: Dave Unsen

Type: Dry

Hook: Dry fly, size 12-18

Thread: Tan

Body: Hare's ear dubbing

Hackle: Medium to dark brown

Rib: Fine gold wire

Wing: Light elk hair

Head: Butt ends of the wing clipped short

Note: Tie the wire in at the back and and the Hackle in front of the body; wind the hackle back to where the wire was tied in and secure the hackile by wrapping the wire forward. This Al Troth fly is durable, convincing, and easily adapts to imitating caddis of all colors and sizes.