The Invicta is one of the most popular fly patterns conceived and the Invicta is still popular with still water fly fisherman. The Invicta was developed as we know it today by James Ogden as a dry fly. The Invicta is a great pattern imitating a hatching caddis or returning egg-laying female caddis that descends beneath the water to oviposit.
fished sub-surface and is retrieved slowly using a ‘Figure-of-Eight’ manipulation of the line in the hand. A floating or intermediate line can be used to retrieve the Invicta
The Invicta is one of the truly classic flies and has been a successful firm favorite for well over a hundred years.
It is a killer pattern especially with, fish that are just below the surface when Caddisflies are about.