Whiskey Creek Fly Fishing

Thoughts on fly fishing and fly tying

Whiskey Creek Fly Fishing header image 4

Fly Days of August: Parachute Adams

August 15th, 2009 · No Comments

What is a list of fly patterns that doesn’t contain the Parachute Adams? I’ve complied with the law, no need to call the fly fishing blogging police.
Parachute Adams

Hook: Standard Dry Fly (TMC 100), size 12 to 20
Tail: mixed brown and grizzly hackle fibers
Body: Grey muskrat or other dry fly dubbing mix
Parachute post: White Calf Body [...]

[Read more →]

Tags: Fly Tying

Fly Days of August: Adams Soft Hackle

August 11th, 2009 · 2 Comments

Welcome the soft hackle to the Adams family. This is a relatively simple fly pattern, that can be fished as an emerger during the “Adams hatch”.
Adams Soft Hackle

Hook: Wet Fly Hook, size 12 to 18
Tail: Partridge hackle fibers, mix between natural and dyed brown
Body: Muskrat fur dubbing
Hackle: Partridge soft hackle, 1 natural and 1 dyed [...]

[Read more →]

Tags: Fly Tying

Fly Ear rings – gift for the wife, shhhh…

December 24th, 2008 · 1 Comment

At the craft store, looking at beads, I grabbed the ear-ring parts. Each package cost $2.99. There are 100 shafts and 4 ear-rings (I opted for the 14K gold plated ear-rings, they also had non-plated which had about 24 in the package.

There are several options here, the hooks on the right go in the ear [...]

[Read more →]

Tags: Fly Tying