Tying Parachute Dries

January 3, 2021 By: Spencer Durrant

parachute flyParachute dry flies are a staple in my box year-round, but they’re especially helpful during the colder months, when small bugs hatch. Parachute flies are easy to see, and look like most any midge or baetis dry fly on a given trout river.

Dennis Potter, over at Fly Tyer Magazine, wrote a great piece about tying parachute dries, which you can read in full here.