Posts Tagged ‘CDC’

CDC pheasant tail- Kirk Estlick

CDC pheasant tail- Kirk Estlick

An interesting take on a widely popular fly. The use of CDC allows for extra movement and trapping of some micro air bubbles for an extra buggy look.

CDC mayfly dry- by Lucian Vasies

CDC mayfly dry- by Lucian Vasies

Lucian Vasies offers a unique winging method with CDC for a mayfly dun. A clean pattern with easy to follow steps that can be adapted through color or size to meet your local hatch.

Deer Hair & CDC Comparadun by Davie McPhail

Deer Hair & CDC Comparadun by Davie McPhail

Davie McPhail ties a great mixed Deer Hair and CDC comparadun. Comparaduns are excellent mayfly imitations and Davie ties this one as a BWO.

10-step CDC Caddis by Jindra Lacko

10-step CDC Caddis by Jindra Lacko

Be sure to check out Jindra’s innovative method of constructing a dubbing brush with CDC

Spring Olives by Russ Forney

Spring Olives by Russ Forney

Sand Creek is a pretty little piece of trout water that harbors some very fussy fish. Clear water in a small creek demands a quiet approach; casting from the bank is a good strategy when fishing small flies to springtime trout. Photo by Russ Forney Springtime in Wyoming can be pretty elusive. Just when the […]

Flymphs

Flymphs

A step-by-step photo sequence showing how to tie one of the simplest, yet most effective, fly patterns out there.

Biot Body CDC Comparadun by John Terje Refsahl

Biot Body CDC Comparadun by John Terje Refsahl

There is nothing more fun in fly tying than putting a new twist on an old pattern. And that’s just what we have here, with a step-by-step tutorial by JohnTerje Refsahl of Norway on a Biot Body, CDC Comparadun. Al Caucci, Bob Nastasi, and maybe even Fran Betters, would be proud.

Tying the CDC Bumble Grannom Caddis by Davie Mcphail

Tying the CDC Bumble Grannom Caddis by Davie Mcphail

An Interview with the Klinkhamer Himself by VERN-O

An Interview with the Klinkhamer Himself by VERN-O

Hans van Klinken lives in Harskamp, a little village in the center of Holland with his wonderful wife of almost 25 years Ina.  Who has gained her own fame in Canada for spectacular catches of Inconnu (See: http://www.ffinternet.com/html/canada_yukon3.htm) She started fly fishing in 1991. Hans is 53 years old and has worked for 27 years […]

CDC Paraloop Mayfly Emerger

CDC Paraloop Mayfly Emerger

The paraloop is made with cdc on this one, but i also sometimes combines both cdc and ordinary hackle when making the paraloop. The cdc softens the ordinary hackle and makes it more alive.

In this fly you can notice that i use a magic tool and two cdc feathers. It could easily be made by using only one cdc feather, but when using two you have more control when it comes to trimming the fly afterwards. I just use my fingers and remove cdc until i get the amount of cdc that i want.

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