The Parachute Adams is without a doubt, one of today’s most popular patterns. The high visibility wing coupled with the lower floating parachute hackle team up to provide a solid fish-catching silhouette with angler appeal. The PA can imitate any type of mayfly, even though it is too dark for some and too light for others. It also works as a caddis when skittered, a spinner pattern and a general attractor. This fly is versatile! The tying sequence here also shows my method for tying in and wrapping a parachute wing and hackle. It is a bit different from most others and, I think, a vast improvement.