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Joe Brook's Skunk hair caddis (moose hair variant)

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Here is another proven caddis pattern sent to us by customer Mark A. He has substituted moose mane for skunk hair on the Skunk Hair Caddis pattern made famous by the late, great Joe Brook's. It's another really nice tie.   The original recipe is as follows: Hook: Size 6 to 10, nymph hook 2X long. Thread: Black. (Brooks used 2/0 but 6/0 is quite acceptable too.) Body: Black or blackish portion of skunk tail hair. (Mark put moose mane to good use.)  Rib: copper wire Hackle: black Dubbing: Not in original pattern, but Mark ties in a ball of white antron (I...

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Daniel's Superbug Nymph

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Here's a great caddis pattern from Germany. Daniel, one of our overseas customers, sent this to me after purchasing some Superbug Yarn and other items. Here's what he had to say about this buggy looking pattern. "If you have a caddis population in your river, this will be your fly to catch fish. Very effective when fished as a dropper and partnered with a good, visible dry fly." Tying Instruction: Tie in the Superbug Yarn and form the undebody with your thread. Now form your body with the yarn and tie it off behind the bead. For trout I use a little bit brown...

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Video #6, the Elk hair Caddis

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