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Fly Days of August: White Miller Caddis

August 31st, 2009 · 2 Comments

Wow, 31 days in a row of posting a new fly pattern. Its been fun, hope you’ve enjoyed it.  I have.

Today, we feature 2 patterns for the White Miller Caddis, a hatch that is seen on the Firehole in the fall.  Previous posts about the White Miller include the Carpet Caddis and the TK-421.

Both of these patterns are from Blue Ribbon Flies, one dry and one not so dry.

White Miller Soft Hackle

White Miller Soft Hackle

White Miller Soft Hackle

  • Hook: Wet fly hook, size 14
  • Tail/Shuck: White Zelon
  • Body: White or Cream dubbing
  • Thorax: Tan dubbing
  • Hackle: Partridge
White Miller X-Caddis

White Miller X-Caddis

White Miller X-Caddis

  • Hook: Dry Fly hook: TMC 100 or equivalent, 14
  • Shuck: Caddis Gold Zelon
  • Body: Polar bear zelon dubbing
  • Hackle: White or cream dry fly hackle, undersized or trimmed
  • Wing: Light colored elk

Tags: Fly Tying

2 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Dave Carpenter // Sep 2, 2009 at 10:11 am

    This has been a great series of posts and each day I have looked forward to logging in and seeing what the next fly will be. Great work!

  • 2 WhiskeyCreek // Sep 2, 2009 at 1:27 pm

    Thanks Dave!

    It was fun for me too. I’ll do more of the same, don’t know if I can keep a daily pace, but check back.


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