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Sand Caddis Fly

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About the Sand Caddis Trout Fly

The Sand Caddis is a very lifelike imitation of a cased caddis.

It is extremely effective when trundled along the bottom.

Tier of this trout fly: Mandy Shelvey

Country of origin for this trout fly: England

This trout fly is designed to be fished on Rivers & Streams

Pattern Dressings

  • Hook : 8-14.
  • Silk : Black 8/0.
  • Under Body : An optional layer of lead can be applied.
  • Body : Cover thread or lead wrapped shank with a layer of antron body yarn. Glue is applied over the wool and the hook dipped into a pile of sand and any excess is then shaken off.
  • Thorax : Fluorescent green wool, floss or yarn.
  • Hackle : Black hen hackle.

Uou can create an effective customised caddis larva simply by changing the sand to fine gravel or any other material you find at the bottom of the river, stream or brook you intend to fish.

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