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Name this fly

2007/1/22 13:49
From Lehigh Valley, PA
Posts: 5
This fly is based on Dale's Caddis Pupa, from the Spring '07 issue of Fly Tyer. I think it needs a new name, as almost all of the materials have been modified and "Ian's Dale's Caddis Pupa" is inelegant.

Hook: Daiichi 1130.

Thread: Tan 6/0 Uni.

Abdomen: Olive Goose Biot.

Rib: Dun CDC.

Wing Buds: Cut Brown Hen Hackle Tips.

Thorax: Peacock herl.

Thorax Case: Olive Goose Biot.

Antenae: Mallard Flank, split by Thorax Case.

Head: Thread, colored black w/Sharpie.

I haven't had a chance to fish it yet. I'll report if I have any success.

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Posted on: 2007/6/26 14:01

Re: Name this fly
2006/9/9 9:29
From Monessen, PA
Posts: 2498
I like Soopa-Pupa.

Posted on: 2007/6/26 15:04
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Re: Name this fly

2006/9/9 17:18
From lancaster county
Posts: 1004
nice looking fly, at least for the angler. i also like the name, but if it doesnt work how about the poop-pupa

Posted on: 2007/6/26 19:32

Re: Name this fly

2007/1/25 5:24
From Pa
Posts: 0
I fished the original on the Genesee in Pa and the Otselic in New York and did pretty well on it. Had some twisting issues at first, but cut a little bend out of the hook and the problem was solved.

Posted on: 2007/9/25 18:30
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Re: Name this fly

2006/10/18 15:46
From Patterson twp, Pa (Beaver Falls)
Posts: 329
All this name calling and the only thing that comes to my mind (and makes me laugh) is the Koopa-Pupa

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Posted on: 2007/10/13 23:29

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