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Tying The Elk Hair Caddis

Tying The Elk Hair Caddis

The elk hair caddis was created in 1957 by a Pennsylvania fly tyer by the name of Al Troth. From caddis to small stone flys the elk hair caddis pattern is a staple searching pattern that can be fished worldwide! So tie one up and give one a try this season!

Elk Hair Caddis Materials

Hook - #22 to #10 Dry Fly Hook / We use Mustad R50
Thread - Any 8/0 or 70 Denier / We used mono thread for this video as its perfect for wrapping back over your hackle! 
Body - Peacock Herl
Hackle - Any dry fly hackle that matches your body will work in this video we used Whiting High & Dry Golden Olive
Wing - Elk Hair