Hook: TMC 100 #14-22
Thread: 8/0 Brown
Abdomen: Superfine Dubbing
Wing: Natural Deer Hock
X-Caddis Step 1
Start the thread two eye lengths behind the eye and wrap back to the bend. Return the thread to the starting point.
X-Caddis Step 3
Dub a tapered abdomen up to the starting point. Clip the zelon shuck to about a shank length long.
X-Caddis Step 4
Cut, clean and stack a clump of deer hair. Measure the hair against the hook so it is equal to one shank length.
X Caddis Step 5
Cut the hair to one shank length long and place the butt ends just behind the hook eye.
X-Caddis Step 6
Make two turns over the hair and pull toward you to tighten these wraps and flare the hair.
X-Caddis Step 7
Work the thread forward through the butt ends of the hair to the eye and whip finish. Clip the thread.