Teddys Tackle Fly Fishing and Fly Tying Supply
Caddis Pupa 7/8/2014
  • Hook - Tiemco 5263, Tech Twin NFC200 or Mustad 9671 - sizes 8 - 12
  • Bead - gold or black
  • Body - Antron yarn or acetate floss - insect green
  • Rib - small crystal chenille in brown olive
  • Wingcase and Wing - pheasant
  • Thorax & Head - peacock herl

1. Put bead on hook.  Make thread base back to above barb.
2. Tie on rib and yarn.  Wrap yarn up to 2/3 of hook making body quite thick.  Counterwrap rib and tie off.
3.  Tie on pheasant tail for wingcase.  Make peacock herl rope and tie in thickly for thorax.  Bring wingcase over and tie down.
4. Wrap pheasant tail fibres or pheasant rump feathers as wing, extended down to length of body and tied in close to body (Carrie style).  Twist and pull feather fibres around hook.
5. Form head with peacock herl wrap and tie off.