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Steelhead Caddis (McMillan)

Name Steelhead Caddis (McMillan)
Category Steelhead
BodyPale Amber-Orange Dubbing
WingLight Mottled Turkey Wing, Tied Tent Style Over Body
Head and CollarSparse Light Deer Body Hair, Spun as a Head and Clipped Leaving Some Long as Collar
HackleA Few Dark Hackle Fibers Tied Directly Under and Sweeping Back Below Case

This caddis fly imitation was developed by Bill McMillan for the fall hatch of caddis on northwest rivers but can be tied in a variety of colors colors to match different hatches. It is meant to be fished with a riffling hitch, creating a wake on the surface.






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