Fly tying - Adams Dry Fly

Fly tying - Adams Dry Fly in 10 steps

Materials list

Fly Tying - Step by Step

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The first step is to apply the base winding. The excess thread is cut off. 

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Now bind gray grizzly smiles as wings. Let them stand forward in the process.

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The fans are now folded over so that they stand upwards. Tip: First make a tight wrap and look at the result. Then tie two more wraps.

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So that the fans stand a little apart you have to wind the binding thread in a figure of 8 shape. 

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The next step is to tie the tail with brown hen’s legs. Tip: you can measure the fans, they must be exactly as long as the length from the wings to the hackle leg.

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Now the body is bound with gray dubbing. The tighter the dubbing is twirled, the tighter the body will be.

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To make the fly look more natural, brown and gray feather tips are included to make it easier to float.

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First, the gray is wrapped and tied. Tip: Be careful when tying that the fans are not crosswise.

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With the brown fan, the above process is repeated as above. 

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Now use the Whipfinisher Tool to tie the final knot. Then seal the knot with bonding varnish and cut the rest.

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Conclusion: All in all, the Adams Dry Fly is one of the best classics that should not be missing in any fly box. For dry fly fishing for trout a very gear fly. In this senseTight Lines – your Flyfishing Crew Bavaria.