Steve Burke's Salmon and Steelhead Fly-Tying Guide
Leons Ultra Lace Caddis Nymph
Originated and Tied By Leon Guthrie

Leons Ultra Lace Caddis Nymph
Name Leons Ultra Lace Caddis Nymph
Category Salmon / Steelhead / All Trout Species
HookKamasan B830 Trout Classic Lure Long. Size 10
BodyUni-Thread 6/0 Olive Green. Tie on few fibres of Pheasant Tail and run the green thread 'way up the hook shank and back down to the hook bend. Now tie on Veniard ULTRA LACE (Clear) at hook bend and wind forward 'way up the hook shank. Tie off. Change thread to Yellow. Now tie on Olive Green Hare's Ear Yarn and wind to form thorax. Use yellow thread to form a small, even head.
CommentsSimple, yet effective pattern for River and Stillwater Fishing
Fishing Tips Variable retrieves, slow figure of eight or fairly fast retrieves have brought in good specimens.

This fly is a variation of the previously shown, Leon's Pink Caddis Nymph. Looks like a tasty morsel to me!

This pattern was originated and tied by Leon Guthrie of Galashiels, Scotland. You can see more of his originals at The Flies of Leon Guthrie.