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How to Tie Matt’s October Caddis

This video by Tim Flagler of Tightline Productions offers clear, step-by-step instructions for tying the October Caddis, as well as important tips that will help you when tying other patterns. Here, you’ll learn how to tie on a hair wing that flares just right, how to align your dubbing fibers, and how touch dubbing creates a buggy appearance.

Video: How to Tie Matt’s October Caddis

This video by Tim Flagler of Tightline Productions offers clear, step-by-step instructions for tying the October Caddis, as well as important tips that will help you when tying other patterns. Here, you’ll learn how to tie on a hair wing that flares just right, how to align your dubbing fibers, and how touch dubbing creates a buggy appearance. Matt Grobert, fly tier extraordinaire and host of Caddis Chronicles, has this to say about his October Caddis: The October caddis is the “Isonychia of caddis hatches” in that it is a large insect that hatches sporadically, and the trout become accustomed to their presence for about two, autumn-colored months of the year. Here in the East, the October caddis primarily hatches at night into very early morning. I’m not sure about out West, but it is an important hatch there, as well. This video by Tim Flagler of Tightline Productions offers clear, step-by-step instructions for tying the October Caddis, as well as important tips that will help you when tying other patterns. Here, you’ll learn how to tie on a hair wing that flares just right, how to align your dubbing fibers, and how touch dubbing creates a buggy appearance.

4 thoughts on “How to Tie Matt’s October Caddis”

  1. Landed a nice cutty on my first toss of this fly. The Tightline videos have really accelerated my fly tying skills. Thanks for the great work!

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