Video: How to Tie the Para Wulff

January 5, 2010 By: Marshall Cutchin

This week on MidCurrent we celebrate “vise season” by beginning a new series of fly tying videos courtesy of guide Michael Yelton, whose soft North Carolina accent belies a deep and practical knowledge of fly patterns. Yelton’s first video demonstrates how to tie the Para Wulff.
“The standardparawulff_150.jpg Wulff dry fly has two hair wings tied upright and separated in place of what would normally be hackle tips suspended in the hackle collar, creating the illusion of flapping wings. The ParaWulff design combines the two with the parachute hackle tied on each side of the calf’s tail ‘V.'”