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Sheridan Lake Sedge Pupa Fly

Sheridan Lake Sedge Pupa Fly

The Sheridan Lake Sedge Pupa Fly

Sheridan Lake Sedge Pupa Fly …

This little beauty is the brain child of Ken Baker. The story is that he developed the fly for British Columbia’s famous Sheridan lake but it’s definitely not limited to that body of water.  We have used this Caddis pupa pattern in many of the lakes in the BC Interior and when the sedges are active it’s a real doozey!

Here’s how to tie the Sheridan Lake Sedge Pupa Fly!


Sheridan Lake Sedge Pupa Fly | Materials List:

Hook: Tiemco 200R, Eagle Claw L 52 size 4,6,8.
Thread: 6/0 black, brown, green, no matter as long as it’s dark.
Underbody: .020 Lead wire, dark green or brown wool.
Rib (optional): Gold oval tinsel
Abdomen: Arizona Simi Seal No. 25 Canadian Olive
Legs: Pheasant Tail or Rump.
Thorax/Head: Peacock herl.

Sheridan Lake Sedge Pupa Fly | Tying Instructions:

Sheridan Lake Sedge Pupa Fly

… wrap middle of hook with lead.

Sheridan Lake Sedge Pupa Fly

… build up a tapered body

Sheridan Lake Sedge Pupa Fly

… top view of tapered body.

Sheridan Lake Sedge Pupa Fly

… dub the last 2/3 of the hook.

Sheridan Lake Sedge Pupa Fly

… wind rib forward.

Sheridan Lake Sedge Pupa Fly

… tie in legs.

Sheridan Lake Sedge Pupa Fly

… tie in herl, form head & whip finish.

Sheridan Lake Sedge Pupa Fly

… the finished product!

Sheridan Lake Sedge Pupa Fly | Video Update:

Originally tied with Canadian Olive Semi Seal dubbing but we recently had a request for some in darker green so this particular tie uses Arizona Synthetic in Peacock.

And that’s  Sheridan Lake Sedge Pupa Fly folks! Tie some up and got out there!


*** if you’re interested in custom tied, time tested & proven effective BC Interior fly patterns, but would rather buy than tie, please Contact us for details!

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