Another one of my fave patterns. Nice step by step instructions.
The G & H Sedge or Goddard Caddis
The G & H sedge, as it was originally named was created by John Goddard and Cliff Henry. John Goddard who died last December was one of the great innovators of fly tying. This is a small tribute to one of, if not, his most famous patterns.
The dressing and style of tying I demonstrate here, is taken from the 1977 re-print of his 1969 book ‘Trout flies of still-water’.
Hook: Long-shank 8-10
Tying Silk: Green
Underbody: Dark green seals fur
Body: Natural deer hair
Hackle: Two rusty dun cock hackles
Antennae: The two stripped butts of the hackles.
Secure your hook in the vice, ensure that the hook shank is horizontal.
Attach your tying thread and run the whole way down to the end of the shank.
Make a short dubbing loop for spinning the…
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