Parachute Adams

Created by Ed Schroeder


This is variation of the Adams dry fly is preferred by many anglers to the traditional Adams.

How to Fish

Dress with floatant and use standard dry fly presentations.

HOOK: 1X Fine wire, Standard shank, Turned-Down eye; e.g., TMC 100 or equivalent; sizes 14-20


WING: White calftail, tied as a post

TAIL: Grizzly and brown hackle tips

RIB: Brown thread

BODY: Gray Superfine

HACKLE: Grizzly and brown hackle (one or two stems of each), wound around wingpost parachute-style