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Pattern Sparkle Caddis Pupae
Sparkle Caddis Pupae
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Category Emergers
Entered Tue, 04 Jan 2005
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Hook: TMC 100SPBL #14-18 Thread: 8/0 Dark Brown Overbody: Tan Aunt Lydias Sparkle Yarn Body: Haretron Dubbing to match natural Rib: Dark Brown tying thread Head: Black Marabou
Pattern Description
The Sparkle Caddis Pupae was developed by the illustrious Gary LaFontaine. While a simple pattern to both tie and fish, there are a few little tricks in the process that I will try to shed some light on here. I like to use the SCP as a dropper behind a dry during an actual caddis hatch as well as a general searching nymph during non-hatch times. I think fish see enough of these during the summer months to keep an eye out for, what must be, a tasty morsel. These pictures were taken back before I figured out how to work my camera, so I aplogize for their lack of clarity, but the pattern is so good, I didn't want to leave it out for long.