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

Dubuque Fly Fishers


Balloon Caddis

Tyer: Gary Kruse

Type: Dry

Hook: #10-14 (Most styles, wet or dry, #8-16 will work)

Thread: Yellow 8/0

Thorax Pad: MYellow foam, 1/8" strip

Body: Dubbing (Ice Dub, antron, or other) in pale yellow, tan gray, or olive

Wing: Elk or der hair (Stacked)

Thorax: BDubbing, same as the body vut two tones darker

Resources:Flies, Ties&er Techniques by Charles Jardine, pp. 116-119.

The Fly-Tying Bible by Peter Gathercode, pp. 72.73.