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Adams Female

tied by OSD
Fly Type: Dry,
Target Species: Trout,
Recommended Region: Northeast US,
Imitation: Mayflies,
Material List:
Hook standard dry fly hook size 12-18
Thread Black 6/0 per-waxed
Tail mixed grizzly and coachman brown barbules grizzly OR (grizzly died yellow) Variation
Body grey poly dubbing and a small bit of yellow poly dubbing at back of body.
Wings grizzly hackle tips
Hackle grizzly and coachman brown mix

Tying Instructions: Start thread on the hook tie in tail hackle barbules.
Then tie on hackle tips for wings at a point on the shank about 2/3 distance form the bend 1/3 from eye of hook.
Tie them upright and separated)
Dub small yellow section at base of hook shank as shown and then dub the rest of the body behind to wing with Grey dubbing.
Tie in hackle one grizzly and one coachman brown behind wing.
Wrap hackle forward one at a time and tie off behind eye.
Whip finish and cement.

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