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Video: How to Tie the Bird of Prey Caddis

By October 16, 2016 No Comments

Tightline Productions shows you exactly how to tie this pattern, and he offers a few tips for making things easier. Tim’s material-handling skills are well-honed, and he always offers tricks for ensuring that you get just the right material in the right place with almost no waste. So twist up a few of these for your next trip out on the river, and let us know how you do. Bird of Prey Caddis           Hook: 2X-short emerger hook hook (here, a Dai-Riki #125), sizes 14-18.           Bead: Gold, 7/64-inch.           Thread: Black, 8/0 or 70-denier.           Rib: Pearl Flashabou, small.           Tail: Natural Hungarian partridge.           Body: Light hare’s mask.           Hackle collar: Hungarian partridge.           Thorax: Peacock herl.           Adhesive: Head cement.           Note: Tie this pattern in colors to match the naturals. https://youtu.be/-pCGsAzbqlQ]]>