Earl Madsen (1895-1964) created this pattern.*Earl was a river guide, a fly tyer, and builder of Au Sable River Boats in Grayling, Michigan.*He created many famous patterns during his lifetime including the Au Sable Skunk, the Madsen?s Barber Pole, The Madsen?s Hex Spinner and the pattern I present to you today, Madsen?s Hatching Caddis, which was probably created between 1920 and 1930.