Z-Wing Caddis Pupa, Olive

Created by Mike Mercer


Imitates a caddis pupa. A beadhead is optional.


Vary the color and size to match different caddis hatches.

How to Fish

Use a floating line and a shallow nymph, trout indicator or tight linepresentation.

HOOK: TMC 2457, sizes 12-18


BACK: Dark olive marabou

RIB: Copper wire

ABDOMEN: Light olive Antron; use a dubbing loop

WING: Olive Z-lon, tied along each side

HEAD: Light olive marabou (twist fibers together), then peacock herl