Whiskey Creek Fly Fishing

Thoughts on fly fishing and fly tying

Whiskey Creek Fly Fishing header image 2

October Caddis Pattern: OC Humpy

November 10th, 2009 · No Comments

Here is an adapation of several other patterns, to form an October Caddis Humpy (OC Humpy).

This takes a classic humpy pattern, adds a zelon egg sac/shuck like the X-Caddis, and a down wing with zelon underwing.

OC Humpy

OC Humpy

OC Humpy

  • Hook: TMC 100, size 10 or 8
  • Tail/Shuck/Eggsac: Caddis Gold Zelon (don’t trim the “front end”)
  • Body: Orange Thread
  • Body: Deer hair, tied humpy style
  • Underwing: Caddis Gold Zelon (the front end)
  • Wing: Deer or Elk hair tied down wing (Trude) style
  • Hackle: Brown, trimmed flush with hook gap

Tags: Fly Tying

0 responses so far ↓

  • There are no comments yet...Kick things off by filling out the form below.

Leave a Comment