Simple Steelhead Patterns: Crack Caddis

The Crack Caddis is an extremely simple but effective pattern to tie. The Flex-Floss and Dubbing colors can be changed to make various stonefly patterns, but here I’m using chartreuse with peacock black. This pattern works well for steelhead and trout alike!

You can find all the materials to tie your own in our fly shop:

Hook: Orvis Tactical Barbless, Size 12
Bead: Hareline Cyclops 1/8″
Thread: Black 6/0
Body: Chartreuse Spirit River Flex-Floss
Head: Hareline Ice Dub Peacock Black


By Westley Allen