In today’s fly tying video I show you how to tie an elk hair caddis, one of the most classic and most effective dry flies of all time.

I use cream color dubbing but you can use any color that matches the hatch you’ll be fishing.  The elk hair floats high and dry and so should you (or whatever that means).

 

Click here to watch the Elk Hair Caddis video:

 

Elk Hair Caddis Fly Tying Material List

Thread:  Size 70 Ultra Thread red

Hook:  Daiichi #1170 size #14

Body: cream dubbing

hackle:  brown saddle

Wing:  elk hair

 

elk hair caddis

I hope you enjoyed the video today and wanted to let you know you can reach me anytime by sending an email here:  dave@wetflyswing.com.

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