Instructions: Partridge Caddis Emerger

Tying Instructions: Partridge Caddis Emerger

1. Secure the ribbing along the top of the shank to the midpoint of the bend.
Step One
2. Dub a slender body to the 1/3 position on the shank.
Step Two
3. Wrap the ribbing up to the 1/3 position and secure with thread wraps.
Step Three
4. Attach a hackle to the 1/3 position. The tip of the hackle should only extend just beyond the hook bend, the butt of the hackle will be over the eye.
Step Four
5. Bring the butt of the hackle upwards and with thread wraps create a wingpost with thread wraps around the base of the hackle. Step Five
6. Attach a parachute hackle to the wingpost. Lock the butt to the shank in front of the wingpost and give a few thread wraps around the wingpost locking the hackle to it.
Step Six
7. Dub the thorax. This will also cover the wingpost tie-in and the parachute hackle tie-in.
Step Seven
8. Wrap a parachute hackle and secure in front of the wingpost locking the hackle tag just behind the eye. Create a thread head behind the eye, whip finish, and trim the wingpost butts. An application of head cement on the wingpost will help secure the parachute.
Step Eight

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