Published Dec 27. 2015 - 5 years ago
Updated or edited Sep 26. 2018

Clown Shoe Caddis

The Clown Shoe Caddis is a great indicator dry fly pattern. The Clown Shoe Caddis is easy to see, high floating and very durable! The Clown Shoe Caddis was developed by innovative fly tier Jay Zimmerman and continues to be a stable pattern in all western trout fly boxes. The Clown Shoe Caddis can be tied in many colors in sizes, with the #14 olive being the most popular size and color. Give one a try! They are a must have you your fly box!

Clown Shoe Caddis Fly Tying Recipe:
Hook: #12-16 Tiemco 2488 or 2487
Thread: Olive UTC 70
Body: Small Clear D-Rib
Wing: Natural or Dun Elk Hair
Post: FL. Cerise McFlyfoam
Thorax: Black Superfine Dubbing
Hackle: Grizzly Whiting High and Dry Rooster Cape Feather


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