Elk Hair Caddis

  • Simple Micro Fishing Fly Quick Tie for #microfishing

    By / October 8, 2018 / Fly Tying, Micro Fishing

    Had fun the other day fishing for little Bluegill and Sunfish using midge patterns and nymphs with the Micro Fly Rod. Was trying for the smallest of fishes but hooks were too large to catch the little fingerlings in the local pond. Put an order in with TenkaraBum for some micro fishing hooks – sizes… [read more]

  • Another Quick Tie – Elk Hair Caddis! #coaffieldteam

    By / September 20, 2018 / Fly Tying

    Another variant of the Elk Hair Caddis we tied the other day in a Quick Tie demo. This demo uses the same pattern and material that was already on hand. No need to run to the store to buy material. The one difference is this pattern wraps the wire rib over the dubbing body and… [read more]

  • Fun Times… “What comes first…?” #flytying

    By / September 15, 2018 / Fishing

    Fun times… looks like the Elk Hair Caddis that we tied the other day has resulted in controversy – specifically, should the wire rib used be tied over the hackle or should it be tied under it over the dubbed body and then follow with the hackle? Since its up to the fish… going to… [read more]

  • Quick Tie – Elk Hair Caddis #flytying

    By / September 10, 2018 / Fishing

    Quick tie of an Elk hair Caddis using material on hand! Size 14 or 16 Dry Fly Hook 7/0 Dacron Tying Thread (Olive because it was handy) Grizzly Hackle Hares Ear Dubbing Copper Wire Ribbing (Gold as well as tinsel works, too) Elk Hair  

  • Evening Round at Bethany

    By / October 9, 2015 / Bass, Bethany Lakes, Bluegill, Sunfish

    Made a round at Bethany this evening. Caught Bass, Bluegill, and Sunfish. Started fishing with a Clouser Minnow variant… Purple Marabou instead of Deer Hair. Worked well until we lost it to a tree. Switch to a Blue/White Clouser and caught one Bass, then to a Foam Grasshopper and caught another Bass. Then, finished things… [read more]

  • Micro Fly Rod and an Elk Hair Caddis This Round

    Stopped by the Back Pond at Bethany Lakes this morning for a quick trip. Had about 20″ to fish before it was time to head to the “Salt Mines”. Regardless, caught a number of Bluegill using the Micro Fly Rod and an Elk Hair Caddis. Really liking the concept of an ultralight, collapsible fly rod… [read more]

  • Three This Round

    Quick trip this round ended with three fish…. First fish was a Sunfish that went for a COAF Damsel Fly. Caught it while trying for two Bass in their beds at Shadow Lakes. Next fish was a Bluegill that struck an Elk Hair Caddis. Caught it at Bethany Lakes’ Back Pond. Missed several others that… [read more]

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