|Head:||Gold Or Silver Bead|
Notes on tying:
1. Thread bead over hook point and slide it up behind eye.
2. Wrap thread behind bead, forcing it against the hook eye.
3. Tie in 4 to 6 strands of a partridge feather for the tail.
4. Tie in and wrap 2 strands of peacock herl up to behind the bead.
5. Whip finish.
This is a caddis larva pattern that Craig Mathews demonstrated at the HFFA 1992 meeting. This pattern works well by casting it straight up, or up and across and fishing it dead drift. Many other materials can be used with this pattern. It can also be tied as a pheasant tail nymph.
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