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Black Caddis Patterns

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  • Beadhead Breadcrust

    Beadhead Breadcrust

    We'll be honest: we have no idea where the name Breadcrust originated. Regardless, it is one heck of a caddis pattern!  An excellent imitation of both the cased caddis life stage and the freshly emerged caddis pupa, this fly pattern will cover a...

  • Beadhead Cased Caddis

    Beadhead Cased Caddis

    Caddis larva are the architects of the aquatic world.  Constructing their cases out of sand, leaves, or pine needles which they tow on their backs, the Beadhead Cased Caddis imitates the longest life stage of this important trout food...

  • Beadhead Shop Vac

    Beadhead Shop Vac

    Feared by trout across the country, the Shop Vac lives up to its name as it practically vacuums fish from every pool and riffle in the river!  First made famous on the rivers of Montana and Wyoming, this generalist fly is a killer caddis emerger...

  • Beadhead Woven Green Caddis Larva

    Beadhead Woven Green Caddis Larva

    The Beadhead Woven Green Caddis Larva is a generalist fly pattern that is intended to match a number of caddis species across the country.  The Black Caddis (mother's Day Caddis), Rhyacophila (Green Rock Worm), Olive Sedge, and Weedy Water Sedge are...

  • Black Caddis Selection

    Black Caddis Selection

    Several caddis species share the common moniker "Black Caddis" (or "Mother's Day Caddis"), and can be found hatching throughout spring and summer.  While some western states such as Montana and Idaho have been blessed with black caddis hatches of...

    $18.50 - $48.50
  • Black Tent Wing Caddis

    Black Tent Wing Caddis

    Used to match a wide spread of black caddis species from coast to coast, the Black Tent Wing Caddis in an ultra realistic dry fly pattern used to match the adult caddis fly.  With black caddis regularly covering waters in blanket hatches throughout...

  • Tan CDC Caddis Black CDC Caddis CDC Caddis

    CDC Caddis

    Similar in size and shape to the Elk Hair Caddis, the CDC feather fibers from which the wings of the CDC Caddis are tied give it a light profile on top of the water while supplying superior buoyancy.  This evolution of the adult caddis fly provides...

  • Colorado Caddis

    Colorado Caddis

    Tied with a fuller wing than the typical wet caddis pattern, the Colorado Caddis is intended to span both the emerging caddis life cycle as well as the egg-laying adult life cycle for caddis species that dive or crawl beneath the water to lay their eggs...

  • Dry Caddisfly Selection

    Dry Caddis Fly Selection

    With 18 families and 1,261 species of caddis found in lakes and rivers across North America, the caddisfly is one of the most important foods in the trout's diet. For all intents and purposes, caddisflies are just aquatic moths. Unlike midges, mayflies,...

    $18.00 - $55.50
  • Natural Elk Hair Caddis Olive Elk Hair Caddis Grey Elk Hair Caddis Black Elk Hair Caddis Pearl Elk Hair Caddis

    Elk Hair Caddis

    If we had only one dry fly pattern to fish for every caddis hatch and were given some allowance to change up the sizes and colors, we would without a doubt choose the Elk Hair Caddis.    The quintessential Generalist pattern, the Elk Hair...

  • Tan Foam Caddis Olive Foam Caddis Black Foam Caddis Yellow Foam Caddis

    Foam Caddis

    Equal parts durable and buoyant, the foam caddis is an unsinkable dry fly and Generalist pattern used to match the adult caddis life cycle.  Whether you are pursuing trophy trout on big water or looking to break the record of the most Brookies...

  • Yellow Jelly Cord Caddis Larva Green Jelly Cord Caddis Larva

    Jelly Cord Caddis Larva

    The first and longest life cycle of the caddisfly, the Jelly Caddis Larva is tied in key sizes and colors, which allows it to match more species on more waters over a greater number of seasons than any other larva pattern...

  • Mother's Day Caddis

    Mother's Day Caddis

    One of the most eagerly anticipated spring hatches by both the trout and fly fisher alike, the Mother's Day Caddis hatch is the dry fly event of the year on many of the country's most famous trout rivers and streams!  Unique among caddis patterns,...

  • Olive Sparkle Caddis Pupa Tan Sparkle Caddis Pupa

    Sparkle Caddis Pupa

    The Sparkle Caddis Pupa (or LaFontaine Caddis Emerger) was the brainchild of caddis aficionado and renowned angler Gary LaFontaine.  Tied to imitate the emerging caddis pupa with its mature wings ready to spread from its pupal skin, this pattern can...

  • Wet Caddisfly Selection

    Wet Caddisfly Selection

    For all intents and purposes, caddis flies are aquatic moths.  Like their terrestrial cousins, the caddis have larva and pupa life stages in which they are vulnerable to feeding trout and among the chief sources of food in many lakes and rivers...

    $18.75 - $48.75
  • Olive Z-Wing Caddis Tan Z-Wing Caddis

    Z-Wing Caddis

    For the angler who is looking for one caddis emerger pattern that can be used to match more species over a larger number of waters and seasons, look no further than the Z-Wing Caddis.  Almost identical in profile and color to the natural caddis...

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