Reversed parachute

Reversed parachute
Reversed parachute
Reversed parachute

Primary Use

Best Use as an emerger when you see a hatch in progress.

Fly Materials

Hook #10-16 curved shank
Thread 140 denier-color to match the body
Wing cock hackle tied paraloop style
Tail 3 deer hair
Body mixture of rabbit & cut wool fibers in contrasting colors. The thorax should be of a darker mixture.
Rib tying thread
Hackle paraloop color of choice
I love reversed parachutes. They fish down in the surface film and represent a struggling emerger (a vulnerable stage). Also it hides the tippet under the surface for those wary fish.
Tip: Apply floatant only to the hackle and certainly not to the tippet as you want it to sink below the surface.

 
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