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Moose Mane Caddis

(Skunk Hair Caddis Variation)

Hook - 2XL nymph or curved nymph hook

Weight - Lead/lead free wire

Thread - Black

*Body - Black skunk tail hairs, twisted

Ribbing - Copper wire tied in at the head and wrapped rearward and then back over the body

Hackle - Soft black hen, one or two turns

A Charles Brook fly pattern

*I didn't have skunk hair and not about to buy any so I substituted moos mane

Try different color bucktail for different color caddis
 
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Z Wing Caddis

Hook - Curved style - size 12-18
Bead - Copper, gold, nickel, black etc
Thread - Black
Shellback - Turkey tail fibers
Rib - Chartreuse thread or ultra wire
Abdomen - Caddis green dubbing
Wings - Zelon, antron, biots etc
Thorax - Peacock herl
 
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