Rich Strolis demonstrates how to tie Case Closed, a cased caddis pattern that works wonders in the spring on freestone rivers such as Rich’s home stream, the Farmington River in Connecticut. This pattern will do the trick on any river where Caddisflies are abundant. A great pattern that only uses 3 materials and is featured in Caddisflies: A Guide to Eastern Species by Thomas Ames.
Hook: TMC 5263, size 8-18
Thread: UTC 70-140
Body: Crystal Flash Chenille
Collar: Antron Dubbing
Legs: Centipede Legs
Ken is an avid fisherman of 40+ years who loves to explore and find new places to fish. He created DIY Fly Fishing to help you do the same.
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