Friday Fly Day - Keep a caddis close

So let’s look at caddis. The good old elk hair caddis has long been a favourite of mine as a dry / dropper fly, floating high with a wing angled upwards enough to see. But there’s another reason I fish them so much, trout will usually shun an emerger, dun or spinner that drags even to the slightest degree. However, caddis routinely scatter across the current and so are a good choice for tricky currents and those who struggle with drag free drifts. Whether swinging after dark or presenting a difficult drift during the day it’s always handy to have a caddis or three at hand.

Manic Fly Collection Elk Hair Caddis

Elk Hair Caddis Tan

Manic Fly Collection Elk Hair Caddis Black

Elk Hair Caddis Black

Manic Fly Collection Goddards Caddis

Goddard’s Caddis

Manic Fly Collection Wikes Siddac

Wike’s Siddac