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Parachute With Sight Ball Fly

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About the Parachute With Sight Ball Trout Fly

The body sits temptingly in the surface film held there by the parachute hackle. The additional sight ball gives the angler extra quality time on the water when the light begins to fade.

Expert Tip:

This Hook requires some explaination.
It is an adaption of a design evolved inth 1930s.

Creator of this trout fly: Terry A Ruane

Tier of this trout fly: Terry Ruane

Country of origin for this trout fly: England

This trout fly is designed to be fished on Dams & Reservoirs, Rivers & Streams, Still Water fish


  • Hook : 10-16.
  • Dressing : Your choice.
  • Body : Dubbing is Fly Rite Fine Poly.
  • Hackle : 5 to 7 turns of best quality hackle.
  • Thread on to the post a plastic bead to act as a sighter.

Secure the hook in the vice in the usual manner. Complete all body work and tie off. Remove thread and varnish head. When dry, secure the hook back into the vice by end of post. Re-attach thread to bottom of post next to body. Make a few wraps along the post and tie in selected hackle and wrap around post towards body. Tie off against post, remove fly from vice and drop liberal amount of varnish where hackle circles post. When dry snip off surplus post.

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