Crystal Caddis

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  • Hook: Dry Fly Size 12 to 14
  • Thread: 8/0 Olive
  • Body: Peacock Herl
  • Rib: Green Krystal Flash
  • Wing: Green Krystal Flash
  • Post: Green Krystal Flash
  • Thorax: Olive Dubbing
  • Over Wing: 3 Hungarian Partridge
  • Hackle: Burnt Orange Grizzly
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Tie in a strand of green crystal flash near the hook bend.

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Tie in 2 to 3 strands of peacock herl near the hook bend.

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Wind peacock herl with crystal flash to form a dubbing brush.

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Tie in some green crystal flash to form the wing and we will use the excess to create the post later.

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Take excess crystal flash and create a wing post 1/4 of the hook length from the eyelet.

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Trim the wing post to about the length of the hook.

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Tie in 3 hungarian partridge feathers and lay them over the crystal flash wing.

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Dub in a small thorax to cover thread.

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Tie in the hackle onto the post so that it can be wrapped around the post easily.

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Wrap the hackle, around the post, to form a parachute hackle.

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This fly is one of the BEST caddis attractor patterns out there!