Cased Caddis (LaFontaine)
|Name ||Cased Caddis (LaFontaine) |
|Category ||Steelhead / Trout |
|Hook||Size 6-16; Front One-Fifth of Hook is Carefully Bent Up at a 45 Degree Angle; Straight Portion is Weighted |
|Case||Soft Hackle Feathers (Color Depends on whether you are imitating wood-cased or stone-cased caddis), Wind Forward and Trim to Shape |
|Body (Bent Portion)||Pale Yellow or Cream Yarn, Wound in Front of Case |
|Hackle||A Few Dark Hackle Fibers Tied Directly Under and Sweeping Back Below Case |
This Cadisfly imitation simulates a caddis larva emerging from its case. It was developed by the late Gary LaFontaine and is shown in his book Caddisflies.