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Name

Peeping Caddis

Type

Nymph (Grayling)

Author

Phillip Ellis

Inspiration

Developed by Oliver Edwards.

Date concieved

1980s

Hook

10 or 12 long shank 2x or 3x

Thread

Brown

Weighting

BB split shot mounted on top of hook shank behind the eye with 10lb nylon.

Tail

Vernile or Antron yarn, colour to suit with end singed with a flame to turn black.

Body

Mixture of Hare ear fur and synthetic using a dubbing loop. Trim to form case.

Rib

N/A

Thorax

N/A

Legs

Partridge Hackle fairly short

Wings

N/A

Eyes

None

Hackle

N/A

Tying instructions

Use dubbing loop method to form the body. For added weight add lead wire to hook shank.

Fishing Instructions

Use as point fly if fishing in a team, fished deep.

Interesting facts

N/A

Variants