Saturday, April 04, 2009
The Mothers Day Hatch Is Fast Approaching Give This A Try
Olive eeZee Caddis Emerger
By: Larry O Jurgens
Source: An adaptation of Tim Fox’s Poopah
Hook: TMC 2488
Size: 12 ~ 18
Thread: Olive UTC 70
Abdomen: Dark Olive Micro Ultra Chenille
Wing: Natural Gray/Brown CDC Fibers
Thorax: Peacock Herls
Head: Tying Thread
Optional: Water-based Head Cement
1 - Cut as ½ as many 2” pieces of Ultra Chenille as the flies that you are going to tie for the upcoming hatch.
2 - Using a butane lighter carefully taper both ends of the ultra chenille.
3 - Cut the 2” piece in half this will give you two abdomens.
Step - Tying Instructions
1 - Start the thread behind the hook eye and wrap threadbase to above the hook barb and return to 1 eye length behind the hook eye. Optional; Apply water-based head cement to the thread wraps
2 - Tie in the abdomen material. The abdomen should be 1½ to 2 times the hook shank length.
3 - Tie in 2 ~ 3 CDC feathers, with the quill cut out, with 2 wraps and pull to length. The wing length should not extend beyond the abdomen. Tie in and cut off excess.
4 - Tie in 1 ~ 2 peacock herls and wrap to 1 eye length behind the hook eye. Tie in and cut off excess.
5 - Wrap and whip-finish a medium sized head.
6 - Optional; Apply water-based head cement to the whip-finish.
Posted by LOJ at 10:00 PM