Glass Bead Caddis Emerger


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  • Hook: TMC 2457 Size 12 Scud
  • Thread: 8/0 Olive
  • Wingcase: Olive Sow Scud Dubbing
  • Shuck: Olive Sow Scud Dubbing
  • Body: Green/Blue Killer Caddis Beads
  • Wing: Short/Fine Deer Hair
  • Head: Peacock Herl
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Slide 3 killer caddis beads onto hook and slide to the eyelet.

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Tie on thread at the back of hook.

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Take some sow scud dubbing and tie in, at the back of hook, to form a wingcase and a trailing shuck.

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Pull wingcase dubbing back and tie a thread bump at the back of the hook so the beads won’t slide past the bump.

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Bring the thread forward in front of the beads and pull the wingcase dubbing over the beads.

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Take a small, stacked clump of deer hair, measure ½ the length of the body.

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Tie in as the wing.

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Tie in one strand of peacock herl.

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Wrap in to form the head.

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Whip finish and the fly is ready for a caddis hatch.