Fly Tying: Tie a better Elk Hair Caddis

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Tips on tying one of the most classic dry flies known to man.

The Elk Hair Caddis is one of the most popular dry flies known to man. It’s been around for about 340 years, and it sure as hell should be in your dry fly box when you hit the river.

You’ll find 1,000 different variations and ways to tie this fly, but the boys at Fly Fish Food are going to show you how to tie a better one:


That, my friends, is a damn fine looking Elk Hair Caddis.

Cory Perry
I'm a husband, father and fly fishing geek living in Greenville, SC. I'm down with slinging flies, tying flies and spending every minute I can enjoying the vast outdoors with my family and friends.

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