[Video] How to Tie a Foam Body Caddis

Today being Mother’s day swarms of Caddis flies are coming to a river near you, are you ready? Gilbert Rowley from FlyTying123 is here help you out with an excellent foam body caddis pattern in this fly tying video tutorial.

The great thing about caddis is their awesome abundance from now until late fall. The foam body caddis is hands down my favorite caddis dry fly, followed closely by the classic Elk Hair Caddis. Give this pattern a shot in a variety of colors, and I’m sure you won’t be disappointed.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jd8c8PDIGVw

Tan Foam Body Caddis Material List

Hook: Any dry fly hook size 14-18
Thread: Uni 8/0 Camel
Underbody: Tan Antron Dubbing
Foam: Tan 1mm X 1mm
Wing: Elk Hair
Legs: Ginger/Brown Hackle

Chartreuse Foam Body Caddis Material List

Hook: Any dry fly hook size 14-18
Thread: Uni 8/0 Olive
Underbody: Dark Olive Antron Dubbing
Foam: Chartreuse 1mm X 1mm
Wing: Elk Hair
Legs: Black/Dark Grizzly

Enjoy!

Ken Sperry

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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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