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Parachute Hair Fly

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About the Parachute Hair Trout Flies Fly

The body sits temptingly in the surface film, held there by the parachute hackle.

Expert Tip:

This hook requires some explaination.
It is an adaption of a design evolved in the 1930s.

Creator of this trout flies fly: Terry A Ruane

Tier of this trout flies fly: Terry A Ruane

Country of origin for this trout flies fly: England

This trout flies fly is designed to be fished on Dams & Reservoirs, Rivers & Streams, Still Water fish


  • Hook : 10-16.
  • Dressing : Your choice.
  • Body: Dubbing is Fly Rite Fine Poly.
  • Hackle : Because the post is rigid - deer hair can now be spun in a la muddler style.

Secure the hook in the vice in the usual manner. Complete all body work and tie off. Remove thread and varnish head. When dry, secure the hook back into the vice by end of post. Re-attach thread to bottom of post next to body. Make a few wraps along the post and tie in selected hackle and wrap around post towards body. Tie off against post, remove fly from vice and drop liberal amount of varnish where hackle circles post. When dry snip off surplus post.

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