Tying Instructions: Caddis Emerger

1. Tie in a fine copper wire ribbing.
Step One
2. Tie in Z-lon for a tail, length about one shank. Leave forward section for an underwing.
Step Two
3. Tie in Antron yarn for body or apply Antron dubbing to thread.
Step Three
4.Wrap forward an Antron abdomen. Create a tapered body finishing about at the 3/4 position on the shank.
Step Four
5. Wind ribbing over the abdomen and z-lon that is placed on the top of the abdomen.
Step Five
6. Sweep the underwing back with some thread wraps and trim the underwing so that it does not extend beyond the hook bend.
Step Six
7. Attach an olive-dyed partridge feather tip above the Z-lon underwing with the concave side facing down.
Step Seven
8. Adjust the length of the partridge feather so that it does not exceed that bend of the hook.
Step Eight
9. Tie in a Peacock Herl thorax, wrap 3-4 turns and tie off.
Step Nine
10. Whip Finish.
Step Ten

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