The dry fly season is coming to an end. But it’s certainly not over, and the fishing can still be quite good. There are still insects on the surface – some that come from below and even some that come from above. An important food item for trout and grayling during the fall is sedges – or caddis. One of the most iconic and classic imitations of caddis must be the Europea 12 – a simple, beautiful dry imitation. Originally it’s a French pattern, attributed to André Ragot – according to the Danish author Preben Torp Jacobsen back in the 1960s. In this video we have our very own Håkan Karsnäser behind the vice demonstrating this beautiful caddis-imitation.
Hook: Ahrex FW502 – Dry Fly Light
Thread: Yellow 8/0
Body: Mix of SLF Spikey Squirrel Dub
and Hares Ear
Rib: Yellow 8/0
Wing: Hen Mallard breast feather
Hackle: Brown hackle
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