I happen to really like Bob Jacklin of West Yellowstone. He is a great fisher and contributes a lot to fly tying/fishing. During the summer, he holds a free casting clinic in the park in West Yellowstone once a week.

I probably did not do justice to his variation on the Elk Hair Caddis. And, I am sure others have tied their caddis flies this way as well. However, he is the first I saw tying the elk/deer hair in backwards. He feels it provides an even better sillouhette and floats very well.

In case you weren't aware of this variation: