parachute adams fly

moreover, between its versatility, reliability, and ease of visibility on the water, it is one of the most essential fly patterns to keep stocked in your fly box. sure, a tasty-looking fly pattern like this will do a lot of the work for you, but you still need to get the presentation right. this will make your life a lot easier and comes with the added bonus of an extra fly in the water. all it takes is a flick …

parachute adams fly pattern

the parachute adams is among the more popular dry-fly patterns for fly fishermen the world over, and it is often a “go-to” fly for those situations when you want to fish a fly with confidence. and even when you do know what’s hatching but don’t have anything to match the naturals, a parachute adams will often do the trick. but especially in fall, the mayflies on the water can be really small, which is a problem for those of us …

parachute adams dry fly

kind of like when you are watching monday night football and the left guard is from ohio state and he says “the ohio state university…” yeah, who cares. but, when you are talking about parachute flies, you should always say “the parachute adams.” morphed from one of the most popular patterns in fly fishing history – the adams, the parachute adams is kind of a more modern approach to fishing a dry fly because it gets rid of the hackle …

adams fly pattern

i always enjoyed fishing the au sable river in northern michigan with john barton. if he was fishing a dry fly, more often than not it was a small parachute adams. on one occasion, when the little summer slate-wing olives were in the air, he annihilated me with his large catch of trout. the parachute adams is one of the few patterns that has stood the test of time and sits atop the fly anglers’ pedestal with a select group …

fly tying feathers

they allow you to add small details to flies that imitate many different types of the prey that trout and other fish feed on. all of these different types of colors and textures are then utilized by fly anglers to tie their flies to imitate different forage of the species they plan on targeting. most of the time, feathers are used as the wings of a fly, but they’re not limited to that. the cow de lemon, duck quills, and …