Flash Caddis

 

Flash Caddis

hook any scud hook
hook size(s) 12-16
thread olive 8/0
head caddis or emerald green glass bead
abdomen caddis green or light olive rabbit
rib fine copper wire
body-under pearl, silver, or gold sparkle flash
body-over olive antron, very loose
thorax peacock herl

notes: The Sparkle flash should extend the length of the abdomen. Use about 4 strands, 2 on each side. The antron is a little tricky. Use the course, loose dubbing, not the yarn. Tie it in like you would Z-lon, on both the top and the bottom, over the abdomen. Pull it together at the back of the fly so it covers the whole abdomen. This will act like a short tail. The antron overbody will flash and pulsate in the water. This fly also works well in dark olive and light brown.

submitted by: Brenden "Green Meanie" Kennedy at Bman729@aol.com