Carey Special

Uses

Imitates a dragonfly nymph. I recently talked with Dave Hughes and Rick Hafele about stillwater caddis, and they think that trout often take the Carey Special for one of the large lake-dwelling caddis larvae.

Variations

Brown is another good body color.

How to Fish

Use the count-down-and-retrieve or slow retrieve presentations.

HOOK: 5263, sizes 4-10

THREAD: Black

TAIL: Pheasant tail

RIB: Copper wire

BODY: Olive chenile or peacock herl

HACKLE: Pheasant tail