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A quick guide for Caddis.
Sat 12th February, 2011


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The caddis or sedge as its also called looks a bit like a moth and trout feed on them throughout their life cycle. Along with mayfly they're one of their favorite prey items when they enter the river. After the fish have finished spawning, instinct tells them they must eat to help regain lost condition and on their return journey these surviving kelts which we call "slabs" rely heavily on aquatic insects like caddis until they reach the smelt of Lake Taupo. Sedge are classified in the order Trichoptera which means “hairy wings”. The larvae can be intolerant of some forms of pollution but t ...
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