Elk Hair Caddis for Sale
You can thank the shaggy elk that literally gave you the hair off his back to ensure you can fish this world famous fly. Caddis are prevalent in most river systems and the Elk Hair Caddis is a simple, realistic and effective imitation of the adult/dry stage of caddis. You can’t go wrong throwing an Elk Hair Caddis. They catch fish everywhere and is a standard for fly fisherman. You’re missing out if you don’t have these in your fly box. Ask anyone you know who fly fishes and they’ll say the Elk Hair Caddis is in their top 10 patterns (or at least a variation of the Elk Hair Caddis)
What makes this pattern so effective is it’s insect profile, it’s ability to float high and dry in a variety of waters, and it’s durability as a pattern overall. Most importantly, this fly catches fish. You can’t ask for much more in a fly than that so add them to your fly box today in any of our colors or sizes below. If I had to have 1 size only, I’d choose the #16 Orange, but you can’t go wrong with any of the options above.
This proven pattern is available by the dozen or in our sampler pack sizes which contains a dozen flies divided into equal groups for 3 sizes. It’s an excellent option for those looking to have variety in their fly patterns and the flexibility to fish lots of rivers.
The elk hair caddis is one of the most popular fishing flies of all time. It catches fish anywhere caddis are hatching. From mid-early spring to late fall, caddis are on the menu for trout. Having a few different sizes and colors in your fly box of the elk hair caddis is key to your success. No self-respecting fly fisherman would go on the water from April to October without a few elk hair caddis in his or her fly box.
The Elk Hair Caddis is great not because it just catches fish, but because it is simple, durable, versatile and easy to fish. With a little floatant applied to this fly, it will sit high on the water and will be easy to see when the fish eat the fly. You can also use these in sizes #10 – #18 with a medium to small nymph under them as a dropper and cover both the sub-surface and the dry fly action. This dry-dropper set up catches me most of my fish each year during the summer months and is a great way to fish the water and feel like you left nothing behind.
Buy the Elk Hair Caddis
The Elk Hair Caddis is for sale in a variety of sizes. Add them to your cart today by the dozen or by adding a dozen with 3 different sizes (sampler pack) to add variety to your fly box and help you catch more fish on a variety of rivers. Our proven patterns are custom tied to each and every order to make sure the highest quality of fishing flies are delivered to your door.
- Flies are available by the dozen
- Variety Packs available – 4 flies of 3 different sizes
- Tied to Order flies require 15-30 Days for Delivery