Green Weenie Jig
A chunky caddis larva fly perfect for ‘bows tied on a jig hook.
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Few flies match the simplicity and productivity of the green weenie. A summertime and fall favorite for anglers across the country, this fly does a great job of imitating inchworms or caddis larvae. Not only does this fly have a level of productivity that anglers appreciate, it’s also extremely versatile. It can be used as the trailing fly in a multiple nymph rig or a dropper behind a dry fly. Fish it tight to the bank to properly mimic an inchworm falling into the water.
- Black Nickel Tungsten Bead
- Barbless Jig Hook
12, 14, 16
This fly just straight up catches trout! Although the Green Weenie is supposed to represent a caddis larva, it is a versatile fly and I use it all year round and in disparate situations. I use this black nickel tungsten bead version to get down quickly in deeper pools, seems, or riffles. Trailing a clown egg fly on a tandem nymph rig has been deadly on the limestone creeks in Southwestern PA. and has been successful in catching some big brownies and rainbows. Swinging a non-beaded version in more shallow water is also effective.