This week’s Throw Back Thursday Fly is Mike Lawson’s Spent Partridge Caddis.

Lawson's Spent Partridge Caddis |

I purchased this Lawson’s Spent Partridge Caddis recently at Henry’s Fork Anglers in Last Chance, ID along the banks of the Henry’s Fork of the Snake River. It’s one of a handful of flies I plan to highlight in future Throw Back Thursday Fly posts.

The fly looks like a good pattern to imitate dead egg-laying caddis that have fallen into the water. At times, trout key on this stage.

Here is the top view of Lawson’s Spent Partridge Caddis. You are better able to see the Partridge wings which imitate a caddis wing.

Lawson's Spent Partridge Caddis Top View |

Enjoy…go fish!

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  1. Hi John,
    We’ve really enjoyed the updates you and Karen have posted of your trip.Thanks for allowing us to remotely enjoy all of the rivers we once lives near and often “wet-a-line.” Take care & …
    Tight Lines – (Gretchen &) Al Beatty

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