Roy Ole Læhren Jakobsen
Caddis Emerger / Pupa
This is a caddis emerger that is relatively easy to tie. And these patterns catch big trout when the conditions are right for it. The hardest thing about this is to get the stocking pants.......
Hook : Ahrex Sedge/Caddis Dry, size 10-14
Thread : Semperfli NanoSilk 18/0, Black
Underbody : Semperfli Quick Dub, Light Olive
Body : Chenille, Brown Olive
Wing Case : Polystyrene Ball in pantyhose
Thorax : Hare`s Blend Dubbing, Natural
Head : Hare`s Blend Dubbing, Black
Step : 1
Attach the hook to the vise.
Then make some wraps with your tying thread
Step : 2
Attach the Quick Dub about in the middle of the hook. Make sure it is enough space for the polyprop ball and the head
Step : 3
Cut off a piece of chenille. Use your lighter to slightly burn the end of it. Make sure not to burn to much
Step : 4
Attach the chenille at the same point where you put in the Quick Dub. Remember that the burned end should point backwards
Step : 5
Now, bend up the chenille so you got space to wrap the under body. Wrap your way down the hook bend. Held it tight so you don't loose it
Step : 6
Now it is time to bend the chenille backwards. And secure it with your ribbing wraps. End your ribbing at the point of your tying thread. Secure well
Step : 7
Cut away excess, and secure a couple of time. Also do a half stitch or a whipfinish knote
Step : 8
Cut out a piece of the pantyhose. Remember to make it big enough. Bigger the better
Step : 9
Find a big enough polystyrene ball. Test it on the hook if it looks alright. Then put it inside the pantyhose piece
Step : 10
Attach it on the hook, a little forward the point where you secured the body.
Now, the fly is finished :p
Step : 11
Cut away the excess, and do a lot of wraps around the ball. As you do when you attach your parachute wing
Step : 12
Now it is time for dubbing the thorax area.
Use a lot of dubbing, and do not dub it to hard
Step : 13
Dub the head. Do not dub it to fast even here. But a little looser is ok
Step : 14
Find your brushing tool and go ahead.
Be careful not to destroy the stocking pant. It do not like brushing very much.
Pull the dubbing backwards, as they should imitate legs and that kind of stuff
Step : 15
Your fly is finished. Go out in the river and catch some big brown trouts