Rowley's Stillwater Caddis Emerger

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Rowley's Stillwater Caddis Emerger

Postby ScottP » Sat Dec 31, 2016 10:41 am

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Another cool lake fly from B.C. tyer Phil Rowley. Although tied with a dry saddle, it's webby enough to qualify as soft hackle.

hook - Dai Riki 135 #10
thread - UTC 140 olive
shuck - Congo Hair white
rib - Mirage Flash opal
abdomen - Crystal Chenille olive
wingcase/wing - deer hair
hackle - ginger (a good webby saddle creates the impression of a thorax)


Regards,
Scott
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Re: Rowley's Stillwater Caddis Emerger

Postby hankaye » Sat Dec 31, 2016 11:15 am

ScottP. Howdy;

Nice way to finish off the year. :D
Beautiful pattern and extremely well tied as usual.
Have a Happy New Year, lookin' forward to seeing more of your
well tyed flies.

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Re: Rowley's Stillwater Caddis Emerger

Postby zen leecher » Sat Dec 31, 2016 11:20 am

For those who are curious, western Canada gets some big caddis. I've seen some adults on fishing trips that were close to the length of my little finger. It gets exciting when a fish "rises" to your imitation. Makes a swirl almost as big as a wash tub.
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