The SPlatte Roller was spawned to wreck fish on the Arkansas River in Colorado, but has proven its merits globally anywhere caddis are present.
Fished above the hatch, trout key in on the subtle pupa and larval stages of this insect. Either hung from a hopper/dropper rig or an indicator, this pattern puts in work. Tied to handle freestone conditions, this fly can handle 50+ fish days and be returned to your fly box ready for another day on the water.
HOOK: Tiemco #2499 SPBL Size 14-18
THREAD (Body): UNI 8/0 - Chartreuse
BEAD: Tungsten Round Bead - Black
RIB: Ultra Wire - Black - SmallTHREAD: UNI 8/0 - Black
LEGS: Fluoro Fibre - Black
THORAX: Ice Dub - Peacock Black
FINISH: Loon Fly Finish