CDC Caddis Emerger, Olive


Imitates a caddis pupa that is about to emerge into an adult.


Vary the color and hook size to match other caddis species.

How to Fish

Use a floating line and a wet-fly swing, or allow the fly to dead drift near the surface (shallow nymph presentation).

HOOK: TMC 100, sizes 14-20

THREAD: Dark olive

TAIL: Olive Z-lon

RIB: Fine wire or black monocord

ABDOMEN: Olive Antron or Z-lon

LEGS: Partridge

WING: Brown Z-lon under, dun CDC on top.

ANTENNAE: Woodduck mallard flank

HEAD: Brown Antron