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Caddis Sparkle Pupa
When caddis are ready to hatch they leave their pupal cocoon and get ready for the accent to the surface of the water.  Most species exude gases from their newly formed adult body. This gas is trapped by the old pupal skin which still surrounds them.  This process starts to separate the adult insect from this pupal shuck.  The shuck is inflated forming a bubble or balloon around parts of the adult insect.  The gases within this bubble reflects light.  Each caddis pupa becomes a reflective buoyant orb as it swims and rises to the surface.  Gary LaFontaine in his revolutionary book Caddisflies, noted that these reflective qualities made the caddis pupa highly visible to trout. The bubble becomes a key target for feeding fish.  His answer was the Sparkle Pupa Series of flies.  They are tied with a bubble of Antron fibers around the body to trap air and reflect light much the same as the real insect. The Sparkle Pupa Series of flies revolutionized fly fishing during a number of important caddis hatches and some of the most important patterns to have in your box when fishing Western streams. 
Deep Sparkle Pupa, Green/Brown Emergent Sparkle Pupa, Ginger
Deep Sparkle Pupa, Yellow/Brown Emergent Sparkle Pupa, Green/Brown
  Emergent Sparkle Pupa, Yellow/Brown

Deep Sparkle Pupa, Green/Brown
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14364 Deep Sparkle Pupa, Green/Brown 16 3 for $6.75

Deep Sparkle Pupa, Yellow/Brown
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14356 Deep Sparkle Pupa, Yellow/Brown 16 3 for $6.75

Emergent Sparkle Pupa, Ginger
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14414 Emergent Sparkle Pupa, Ginger 14 3 for $6.75
14415 Emergent Sparkle Pupa, Ginger 16 3 for $6.75

Emergent Sparkle Pupa, Green/Brown
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14397 Emergent Sparkle Pupa, Green/Brown 14 3 for $6.75
14398 Emergent Sparkle Pupa, Green/Brown 16 3 for $6.75

Emergent Sparkle Pupa, Yellow/Brown
Item Description Size Price To Top
14389 Emergent Sparkle Pupa, Yellow/Brown 14 3 for $6.75
14390 Emergent Sparkle Pupa, Yellow/Brown 16 3 for $6.75

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