Snowshoe Apple Caddis Dry Fly
This Snowshoe Apple Caddis, with a slightly heavier hook, sits low in the water looking hurt and vulnerable. You can add a trailing shuck like a Clacka Caddis... In fact I like the snowshoe hare wing better than a wing of Zelon or Widow's web of the Clacka.
|Snowshoe Apple Caddis|
tied and photographed by Doug Korn
hook: size #16 wet fly, 1x short, 1x strong
thread: tan Serafil 200/2
back 2/3rds of the body: DK#3 Apple Green
front 1/3rd of the body: DK#15 Oatmeal (tan)
wing: natural snowshoe hare
hackle: light ginger over sparsely dubbed thorax trimmed on bottom.