The Black X-Caddis fly adds a Z-lon tail to the classic elk hair silhouette to create a trout fly that is irresistable to feeding fish. Born in the fly fishing waters around Yellowstone, this dry fly has been proven effective wherever caddis live. Fly fishers should consider having this fishing fly in multiple sizes and colors for a variety of fly fishing situations. In the right sizes and colors it can also fool fish looking for a hatching mayfly. Tied on hook sizes 14 to 18.
This X-Caddis Black pattern is an all season pattern. This X-Caddis Black pattern represents the various and numerous Caddis found throughout almost all aquatic habitats.
Closely related to the moth family, you will find this pattern can be fished nationwide around all bodies of water and is very effective when fished at dusk and late afternoon, but depending on the stream can be fished the entire day. This is a must have pattern in your fly box. This X-Caddis Black should always be accompanied by the X-Caddis Tan and the X-Caddis Olive patterns.