Beginner Fly Tying Class - Part 10: The Elk Hair Caddis

 

This is the first dry fly of the beginner's tying series.  It is a tried, true, and trusted pattern, and it will illustrate the following essential techniques:

 

1.  How to prepare and stack hair

 

2.  How to determine the differences between dry fly materials versus wet fly materials, specifically how to select and apply dry fly hackle and dubbing