Tying the Parachute Damsel Adult

There isn't any dialogue in this beautiful little film by Sharptail Media, as there isn't much to explain. Trout love adult damselflies, and sometimes don't even wait for them to hit the water.


https://vimeo.com/85147880

Tying the Parachute Damsel Adult

The Parachute Damsel Adult is an easy, accurate, and durable imitation. Click here for more detailed step-by-step tying instructions by Fly Fisherman columnist Charlie Craven.


Hook: #14 Umpqua C500BL.

Thread: Blue 70-denier UTC Ultra Thread.

Body: Adult Damsel Body braid.


Thorax: Blue 2 mm Fly Foam over

blue dubbing.

Wings: Pearl Krystal Flash.

hackle: Grizzly parachute hackle wrapped around the base of foam and swept back.

More Editor's Notebook

Editor's Notebook

How Aluminum Changed Fly Fishing Forever

Ross Purnell, Editor - July 16, 2015

How Aluminum Changed Fly Fishing Forever

Editor's Notebook

55'12'08.6"S 67'24'58.1"'W

Ross Purnell, Editor - October 02, 2015

55'12'08.6"S 67'24'58.1'W

Editor's Notebook

Road to Redemption

Ross Purnell, Editor - June 12, 2018

Road to Redemption

See More Editor's Notebook

GET THE MAGAZINE Subscribe & Save

Temporary Price Reduction.

SUBSCRIBE NOW

Give a Gift   |   Subscriber Services

PREVIEW THIS MONTH'S ISSUE

GET THE NEWSLETTER Join the List and Never Miss a Thing.

×