2tone caddis

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dborjas
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2tone caddis

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I was looking for a small, low riding black stone/caddis that I could see. Came up with this guy. Peacock body, brown hackle( always like that combo). They see black looking up, I see light elk hair. #12 1xshort. Little yellow sally 2tone will be next.
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mer
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Very nice.

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Hi David
Did you put the two colors of Elk on separately ?.....jim

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b-kodiak, On this batch I did. I also tie them staggered. The black wing tied in front of abdomen, build thorax and hackle, then cream elk tied in like regular elk hair caddis. The staggered technique is good on the slightly larger patterns. I stacked this bunch cause I dropped down in hook size and length. Thanks mer, they are sure fun to fish!

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peacock body "anything" usually works.

"fun to fish" that is the best part.

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dborjas wrote:
06/26/20 23:16
I was looking for a small, low riding black stone/caddis that I could see. Came up with this guy. Peacock body, brown hackle( always like that combo). They see black looking up, I see light elk hair. #12 1xshort. Little yellow sally 2tone will be next.
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Hi David
What hook are you using for this fly ?

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Excellent! Looking forward to seeing the 2tone Little Yellow Sally next, dborjas.

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bear-kodiak 1310 daiichi #12. headwaters, the 2tone stone(yellow sally) has been tied and will be fished in the next few days. I hope to get some fish pictures before I post. It turned out good to my eyes, but we will have to see how mr. trout likes it. The Beaverhead is just starting to rev up for the dry fly season!

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