Tying the McPhail Caddis Pupa with Davie McPhail

Davie ties the McPhail Caddis Pupa, a truly deadly, and startlingly lifelike, Sedge pupae imitation that proves deadly in the summer months for Trout in rivers and stillwaters.

Materials Used:

Hook - Veniards Osprey Grub size 12
Thread - Uni-8/0 Cahill
Body - Yellow Yarn
Back - Brown 1/8 Scud Back
Thorax - Brown 1/8 Scud Back
Thorax - Brown Adult Seals Fur or Sub
Legs - Brown Partridge
Eye - Ultramax 12lb Nylon Fl Yellow
Horns - Bronze Mallard

Davies 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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