Tying a Spent Partridge Caddis
It’s that time of year again; the caddis have started to hatch.
Here is a dry fly that will make everyone around you jealous.
Spent Partridge Caddis:
Hook: TMC 100, #12 –20
Thread: Flymaster, 6/0, olive or tan
Body: fur or poly dubbing, olive or tan
Wing: Partridge feather, brown, use two (2) feathers for #14 or larger, single feather for #16’s or smaller
Hackle: cock hackles, (1) grizzley and (1) brown
Thorax: couple strands of peacock herl, just a couple of turns
Note: Clip off hackles top and bottom so fly lays flat on water surface.
Tagged Spent Partridge Caddis