Caddis Pupa – Nymph

03 Apr Caddis Pupa – Nymph

You can use hare’s ear nymph to mimic larva stage of caddis fly, but pupal stage needs to have distinctive shape for it moves very quickly towards the surface of water. You could use this pattern for just drifting, but it best performs its worth when you give it an emerging action from bottom to surface or simply use wet fly technique and swing it across current.

Hook: Gamakatsu C12-B #10-14
Ribbing: Gold wire
Body: Olive hare’s ear
Thorax: Tan hare’s ear
Legs: Partridge hackle