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Mayfly : Sulphurea Parachute Dun

Traditional parachute pattern to imitate the bright yellow, to pale yellow mayflies. This is perhaps the nicest mayfly I know. And when these show their sails on the river, then I want to be there.

By using superfine dubbing in the body and a good hackle, this imitation will do the job in most cases

Hook : Ahrex FW502 Dry Fly Light #12-14

Tying Thread : Semperfli Classic Waxed thread 18/0, Primrose

Tail : Fibetts, Light Dun (4 pcs)

Body : Semperfli Superfine Dubbing, Wimbledon Yellow

Ribbing : Crystal Flash

Wing : Cdc, Cream

Thorax : Semperfli Superfine Dubbing, Wimbledon Yellow

Hackle : Whiting, Grizzly Cream

You can easily change the fibetts in the tail with Coq De Leon fibres or hackle fibres. Many fly tyers and fishermen prefers that before fibetts. 

See how to tye in the parachute wing here : Parachute Mayfly Wing

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