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ChemEAngler 06-13-2010 03:13 PM

Pair of Yellow Para Adams
My trip yesterday to the mountains renewed a long lost affection for the parachute Adams. So, I decided to tie a few up today and snap a shot of them. Historically, I fished the traditional gray parachute Adams extensively, but I am developing a liking of the yellow cousin below.

Hook: #16 TMC100
Tail: Grizzly & Brown Hackle Fibers Blended
Wing: White poly yarn
Body: Sulfur and Cream Dry Fly Dubbing Blended
Thread: Uni thread 8/0 Lt. Cahill

silvercreek 06-13-2010 04:21 PM

Nice tying and nice photography. Regards, Silvercreek

psnapp 06-13-2010 07:10 PM

Excellent ties!

kentuckytroutbum 06-13-2010 09:19 PM

I'm impressed. Hope I can tie a fly that good someday!

ChemEAngler 06-14-2010 12:19 PM

Thanks for the kind words.

It just so happens that I am as addicted to tying as fishing, and I also have a passion for photography. I still have a lot to learn regarding all three, but really enjoy sharing all with everyone here.

Mundele 06-16-2010 11:10 PM

That may be my favorite dry fly pattern. Well, for the past couple of months or so anyway. I tried to tie some but they were awfully ugly. Yours are beautiful.

Owl 06-17-2010 01:03 PM

Those are nice! Kind of a pale yellow dubbing. Great proportions on them. I always had trouble making the tails too short on everything I tied...eventually, I decided to tie only EHC's. :)

Carolina Boy 06-17-2010 01:45 PM

Tie em on a curved shanked hook...klinkhammer (peacock herl optional) but i would go barbless cause they take em deep! Amazing the difference it makes

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