Winners of the Hareline Dubbin October Caddis fly tying contest

We’re happy to announce the winners of the Hareline Dubbin October Caddis fly tying contest. Winners were anonymously selected by Bob Borden and Marcos Vergara of Hareline Dubbin. Check out the rules here.

1st prize October Caribou Caddis from Mike Bentley of Eugene


October Caribou Caddis
Hook: TMC 2312 # 10
Thread: Orange 6/0
Body: STS Trilobal Golden Stone mixed with Caribou
Under wing: CDC Super Select Mahogany Brown
Wing: Brown Swiss Straw Clipped to shape
Head: Body Mix with a few less Caribou fibers

Mike wins an entire run of Ice Dub from Hareline — one of each color.

2nd prize V.O. Caddis (Voltaic October Caddis) from Brian Hudspeth in Bend.


V.O. Caddis (Voltaic October Caddis)
Hook: Alec Jackson # 7
Thread: Ultra GSP
Under body: Flymaster A (for building up body shape), white
Under rib: Ultra Holographic Mylar, Copper
Rib: Medium Ultra Vinyl Rib Orange
Thorax: Ice Dubbing Peacock
Wing Pads: Medallion Sheeting Gray
Legs: (4) Golden Pheasant Tail fibers over CDC fibers, Black
Head: Spun CDC black

Brian wins the entire color run of grizzly barred rubber legs.

3rd prize, October Caddis Adult by Michel paquin of Q.C Canada.


October Caddis Adult
Hook: Mustad 79580 #10
Thread: Uni Mono
Abdomen: Latex
Thorax: Gray Dubbing
Legs: Paint Brush Fibers
Eyes : Burnt Mono
Antennae: Hackle Stem
Wing: Mottled Turkey Feather

For third place, Michael won the entire color run of thin fly foam.

Congratulations to all the winners, and be on the lookout for the next contest, we’ll announce next week.

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2 Responses to Winners of the Hareline Dubbin October Caddis fly tying contest

  1. Brian says:

    shucks. I was keeping my fingers crossed on this one 🙂 Oh well…

    That V.O. caddis pattern is awesome.

  2. Bill Harsey says:

    Congratulations to the winners! You guys do some extraordinary work and it’s great to be able to see it. Very well done.


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