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Puterbaugh Foam Caddis
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Pattern Puterbaugh Foam Caddis
Puterbaugh Foam Caddis
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Category Dries
Entered Fri, 11 Mar 2005
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Hook: TMC 100 #14-18 Thread: 8/0 Black Body: 2mm Black Foam Strip Wing: Natural Elk Hair, cow or yearling Hackle: Brown Rooster
Pattern Description
Here's the Puterbaugh Caddis touted in Chuck Prather's program last week for the Caddis Hatch on the Arkansas. This is really a very simple fly to tie and a good one to get your fingers warmed up for spring tying! Chuck recommends this fly in a 14 or 16 for the hatch, but I think it would work well as large as a ten. This fly was developed by the Dean of the Ark, Don Puterbaugh, and is a simple-to-tie, fish catching pattern. Dig out your foam and hair and get to work.