Fly Tying Sinking Caddis Pupa

Hackles & Wings Fly Tying videos! Today we’re going to tie a sinking caddis pupa, a fly inspired by the El Vato caddis, using the same body material. The micro pearl core braid makes this pattern come alive.

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Thread: Nanosilk 30D, Beige
Hook: Partridge Grub Straight-Eye
Body: Micro Pearl Core Braid, Root Beer
Wing Buds, Thorax Cover: Swiss Straw, Brown
Bead: 2,3mm Brass Bead, Metallic Pheasant Tail
Thorax: Awesome ‘Possum, Brown
Hackle: India Hen Back, Prince Nymph Brown

Music: Credit to Dan-O at