Adams Parachute / Parachute Adams
The Adams Parachute Fly or Parachute Adams fly pattern is a versatile dry fly and has become recognized as a popular pattern on trout rivers around the world. It is a staple fly pattern for nearly every freshwater situation. It is a versatile pattern that imitates a variety of mayflies, midge adults, caddis and is often used when mayflies are hatching. The fly was created by Leonard Halladay in 1922 and named after his friend, Charles Adams.
The Adams Parachute has a distinctive upright wing made of white calf hair or similar material, which gives the fly good visibility(the parachute!) on the water. The body of the fly is made of dubbing and the hackle is wrapped around the wing post in a parachute-style. The fly can be tied in a range of sizes to match the size of the natural mayflies that are present in the water.
The Adams Parachute is a popular choice for anglers because it is effective in a variety of situations, from slow-moving streams to fast-moving rivers. It can be used to imitate mayflies, caddisflies, and even midges. The fly is often fished on the surface of the water, but it can also be fished as a dropper fly with a nymph or other wet fly below it.
Our Adams Parachute dry fishing flies are tied using extra-fine dry fly hooks and are available in the following sizes: Sizes: 6, 8, 10, 12, 14, 16, 18, 20, 22, 24, 26.
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