The Adams Dry Fly

Probably the most popular dry fly of all time, the Adams dry fly is a good one to learn for any tier. If you can tie an Adams, you can tie any number of mayfly dry flies and many of the Catskill fly patterns.

Recipe
Hook: #12-22 dry fly
Thread: Black
Tail: Grizzly and brown hackle fibers
Body: Gray dubbing (original is muskrat)
Wings: Grizzly hackle tips
Hackle: Grizzly and brown dry fly hackle

Author: Matt O

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