Fly Fishing – Fly Patterns

Adams Irresistible

Hook: 14-8 light wire dry fly Thread: 6/0 black Tail: Moose body hair Body: Spun and clipped natural deer hair Wings: Grizzly hen hackle tips Hackle: Brown and grizzly

Tying Instructions:

  • Tie in several moose body hair fibers at bend of hook for tail. Use a hair stacker to even up tips before tying in.
  • Wrap thread over a clump of deer hair about the diameter of a pencil at beginning of body.
  • Pull hair back and tie in another clump.
  • Repeat step 3 until you read 3/4 the way up the hook shank.
  • Trim deer hair to shape.
  • Tie in 2 grizzly hackle tips straight up about the same length as the body.
  • Tie in a brown and a grizzly hackle and wrap them forward to the eye of the hook.
  • Trim, whip finish, and head cement.