|Mike Verduin's Cap Spider
|The name of Mike's fly comes from his first encounter with it. He saw several of these mounted on the cap
of another angler during a fishing contest. He was so impressed with the lure that he modified it to make it
Fish the fly with a long leader, or if necessary, with a sink tip connector. Make tiny strips to drag it along
the bottom, then hold on because whatever eats it usually isn't small.
Hook: 1/124 ounce jig hook
Legs: Silver-Black Sillilegs
Body: Vernille in flourescent chartreuse, black, olive or brown
Thread: Color to match the choice of vernille
1. Coat the head of the hook with a black lacquer. Give the head a thin coat of polyurethane to protect the
2. Wrap the hook shank with thread and wrap the vernille around the hook shank. Tie the vernille off at the
3. Invert the hook.
4.Cut one Sillileg into four pieces of equal length.
5. Lightly tie the legs to the hook in a figure 8 pattern behind the head making sure they are the same length.
6. Tie off and secure with head cement.
|Fly, Background Information and Fly Tying
Instructions by Catch Cormier