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Thread: realistic caterpillar fly

  1. #1
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    Mar 2006

    Default realistic caterpillar fly

    There was a discussion a few months ago concerning tying "caterpillars" . I came across this thread this morning on FLYTYINGFORUM.COM. Scrolling down under REALISTIC FLIES, look up "simple caterpillar, step by step." This is a simple enough tie to be classified as a "Guide Fly". As one who believes, terrestrials are an extremely important food source for Smokies trout, I'll be tying a number of these.

    Randall Sale
    the Kytroutbum

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    Nov 2008
    Norris, TN


    I am not sure about if the caterpillars are out or not; but, I expect they will be starting up. I like tying caterpillars with deer fur and hackle. They it seems they present with a peculiar wobble while going through ripples.
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