Net Builder, Olive

Created by John Barr


Imitates a spotted caddis that is common in many Western rivers.


Useful color variations are amber and green. Sample a few Hydropsychids in the river to see which color prodominates. You can weight the fly with lead under the body or with a beadhead.

How to Fish

Dead drift the fly near the bottom of rivers using the trout indicator or tight line presentations.

HOOK: TMC 2457, sizes 12-18


TAIL: Gray ostrich

BACK: Plastic from Zip-lock bag

RIB: Clear monofilament

ABDOMEN: Cream Scintilla

THORAX: Dark ostrich herl