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New YouTube Tutorial: Tying Paul Procter’s Spent Caddis

Read Time: 1 Minute | Published: 7th November 2023 | Author: Fulling Mill

In the past week we launched another fly tying tutorial on YouTube. This time we dive into dry flies, and our Technical Manager Steve Carew ties Paul Procter’s Spent Caddis.

Paul Procter is well known for being an absolute machine when it comes to catching big trout on dry flies. A student of bugs, he spends countless days on the river observing fish behavior and hatch schedules, only taking a cast when he comes to a fish of a large size. As a result, he’s become an expert on matching the hatch and feeding trout dry flies. Through this process, he’s developed many extremely effective dry flies to fool these rising fish. Procter’s Spent Caddis is just one such fly. Intended for the days when trout are keyed in on spent or crippled caddis, it can be absolutely essential if the fish aren’t interested in adult caddis.

If you want to purchase the materials for Paul Procter’s Spent Caddis, you can find them here on our website.

If you’d like to learn more about Paul, you can read some of his articles on our blog.

Make sure to subscribe to our YouTube channel where we’ll be publishing new fly fishing and fly tying content each Friday through the winter.

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