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Fly Tying The Spent Partridge Caddis

Fly Tying The Spent Partridge Caddis

Hook: TMC 100 #12-22

Thread: 8/0 black

Abdomen: Superfine Dubbing


Wing: Hungarian partridge body Feathers


Hackle: Brown and Grizzly Rooster hackle

Thorax: Peacock

Spent Partridge Caddis video:

Tying The Spent Partridge Caddis

Tying The Spent Partridge Caddis Step 1 of 7

Start the thread at the 70% point and dub a body from the bend to the starting point.

Tying The Spent Partridge Caddis Step 2 of 7

Select two partridge feathers, oppose them and even their tips. Measure the feathers against the hook so they are a shank length long.

Tying The Spent Partridge Caddis Step 3 of 7

Tie the partridge feathers in at the front of the dubbed body on edge with the feathers tented over the fly.

Tying The Spent Partridge Caddis Step 4 of 7

Tie in a matched brown and grizzly rooster feather at the base of the wing.

Tying The Spent Partridge Caddis Step 5 of 7

Tie in a bundle of peacock at the base of the wing and return the thread to the eye.

Tying The Spent Partridge Caddis Step 6 of 7

Wrap the peacock forward to the eye and tie off. Clip the excess.

Tying The Spent Partridge Caddis Step 7 of 7

Palmer the two hackle feathers forward over the peacock thorax to the eye and tie off. Trim the excess feather tips. Build a smooth thread head, whip finish and clip the thread.

Finished Spent Partridge Caddis

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