United Fly Tyers of Rhode Island, Inc.

Caddis, Elk Hair and Varients

Tied by: Dick Pearce

Hook: Standard Dry fly size 10-18
Thread: Tan 6/0 or 8/0
Ribbing: Fine gold wire or thread.
Body: Tan, green, or gray dubbing. Long CDC tied in at tip and palmered.
Hackle: Brown or Ginger palmered, or long CDC tied in at tip and palmered.
Wing: Elk body or hock hair or costal deer hair or poly yarn.

Video: Tying an Elk Hair Caddis This is yellow, but tan is more common in RI.

Tying CDC & Elk

Tying a Poly Yarn Wing Caddis 
Note: I use the poly yarn for the body.