Steve Burke's Salmon and Steelhead Fly-Tying Guide
Caddis Flash

Caddis Flash
Name Caddis Flash
Category Steelhead
TailOrange Crystal Flash
BodyBurnt Orange Crystal Chenille
ThroatOrange Crystal Flash
Wing Dark Brown Deer Body Hair (This one is a little washed out looking due to the lighting), Spun on To Form Wing, Majority on Top.


The pattern for this fly came from the fine book by Dick Stewart and Farrow Allen, Flies for Steelhead. They write that this impresionistic adult caddis imitation was developed by John Shewey and Dave McNeese for the Deschutes River. It is meant to be fished as a waking dry fly.