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Parachute Adams Dry Fly

Learn to tie the Parachute Adams Dry Fly. This pattern is indispensable- tie it in sizes 12-22 and you can match just about any hatch.
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Green Drake Parachute

The Green Drake Parachute is a great Western Green Drake Pattern. The Green Drake is a great large attractor pattern during the summer months in the West. Green Drake hatches can often be spotty and sparse at times, so having one tied on as an attractor is a great strategy. The Green Drake Parachute is a larger mayfly dry fly pattern. Making it a great choice for a novice fly tier. The Green Drake Parachute can also be tied on other colors such as Brown or Gray. These colors will imitate other types of Drakes, such as Brown and Gray Drakes. Really fun to tie!

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Parachute Tools Overview

During this fly tying tutorial, I chose to share some tools that are beneficial when tying the parachute post of a parachute dry fly. Though not required, parachute post tools help to make the task a lot easier and faster, two components that few can argue with. Feel free to share your own technique(s) regarding tying parachute posts, as I am positive that many additional and effective ones exist.

Thanks go out to Stonfo fly fishing products for their use of these parachute tools; you can find these and many more items at the following link: http://www.stonfo.it/site/index_en

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Black Quill

The hatch of the Black Quill happens right after the Hendrickson and before the Sulpher hatch. In Pa. that can be from April 15 - May 15
Hook: 2xl Dry #12-#14
Thread: Black
Tail: Black Hackle
Abdomen: Black Stretch Cord
Thorax: Black: Hair Blend Dub
Wingpost: Grey Poly Yarn
Hackle: Black

Bloom's Parchute Ant
This simple ant pattern is highly visible and perfect for summer fishing on a variety of waters. Antron wings can be added before the parachute style hackle as well.