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Pattern Parachute Adams
Parachute Adams
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Category Dries
Entered Thu, 02 Sep 2004
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Hook: TMC 100SPBL #12-22 Thread: Iron Grey 8/0 Tail: Brown and Grizzly Spade Hackle Fibers Wing: White Float Viz Hackle: Brown and Grizzly Rooster Neck Body: Gray Beaver or Muskrat Dubbing
Pattern Description
The Parachute Adams is without a doubt, one of today's most popular patterns. The high visibity wing coupled with the lower floating parachute hackle team up to provide a solid fish-catching silhouette with angler appeal. The PA can imitate any type of mayfly, even though it is too dark for some and too light for others. It also works as a caddis when skittered, a spinner pattern and a general attractor. This fly is versatile! The tying sequence here also shows my method for tying in and wrapping a parachute wing and hackle. It is a bit different from most others and, I think, a vast improvement. Pay close attention to both the directions and the photos to get the full effect.