Orange CDC Caddis

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  • Hook: TMC 100 Size 12
  • Thread: 6/0 Orange
  • Body: Orange Thread
  • Rib: Peacock Herl
  • Wing: Brown CDC
  • Hackle: Brown Neck Hackle
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Tie on one peacock herl. This will be used for the ribbing later.

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Wrap thread around hook to form a thin, tapered body.

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Wrap peacock herl forward to form 5-6 ribs.

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Tie in 2 CDC feathers for the wing. Use a CDC wing tool, to form the wing, if you have one.

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Cut the CDC wing to match the length of the hook.

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Tie in a brown neck hackle.

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Wrap hackle to form legs on the fly.

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Whip finish and the fly is ready for those spring, caddis days.