CDC McKenzie Green Caddis Pattern V2

Every year we look forward to the Green McKenzie Caddis emergence on the McKenzie and Middle Fork of the Willamette Rivers. The bugs usually start showing themselves during the later half of April and remain an important fly pattern for your box through June. Barrett’s foam bodied CDC pattern in this video is a killer. The fly floats high, has excellent movement, ┬ácoloration and durability.

CDC Green McKenzie

CDC Green Caddis V2

Hook: TMC 100 or Daiichi 1180 #8-12
Thread: 6/0 Black Uni-Thread
Body: 2mm Chartreuse Foam
Hackle: Marc Petitjean CDC Lt. Mallow or Dun CDC
Wing: Dyed Dun Comparadun Deer Hair
Tool: Marc Petitjean Magic Tool and Petitjean Bobbin to form Dubbing Loop

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2 Responses to CDC McKenzie Green Caddis Pattern V2

  1. Rob R says:

    Got to be the most kick-ass caddis pattern ever created. Makes the others obsolete, in my opinion.

  2. b-christ says:

    Thanks Rob.

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