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Sunday, 18 May 2014

Tying the Chocolate Drop/Brown Caddis with Davie McPhail

Davie ties the Chocolate Drop/Brown Caddis, a versatile Caddis imitation that floats high and works great on rivers and stillwaters, and can be tied in a wide range of sizes.
Materials used:
Hook: Kamasan B170 size 12
Thread: Uni-8/0 Brown
Rib: Small Uni Copper wire
Body: Dyed Pheasant Tail Brown
Wing: Roe Deer Hair
Thorax: Peacock Herl Dyed Sunburst
Hackle: Brown Cock Saddle
Head: Cut Ends of Brown Deer Hair

Davie's preferred type of whip finish tool can be found HERE!

All of the materials needed to tie this fly are available from Glasgow Angling Centre - if you need any help finding them or choosing substitutes, we will be more than happy to help!

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