Published Feb 28. 2024 - 1 month ago

Spring Brown Caddis

My 100th video. 8 minutes of fly tying with a heavy Eastern European accent and some smooth jazz.
Inspired by some caddises that showed up on a slow spring afternoon, and changed my day, the Knottail CDC Caddis is a great one to tie and try when waters warm up.

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Music : Sound Ideas - This Way Up
00:00 - Intro
00:10 - Looking back
00:39 - Hook size and first feathers
00:56 - Knottail tool
01:19 - Adding secondary barbs
02:16 - Wrapping and tugging
02:46 - Dethreading then rethreading
03:22 - Snipping the excess
03:41 - Knottail abdomen done
03:56 - Shaping the thorax
04:16 - Eyes
04:28 - Deer hair legs
05:07 - CDC wings
05:33 - Final position of legs
05:43 - Antennae!
06:20 - CDC Collar
06:54 - Whip finish
07:16 - Marker touch-up
07:36 - Some more adjustments
07:48 - Thanks for watching!

Martin Joergensen

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