Adams Wet Fly – Fly Tying Fly Recipe
The Adams wet fly will help increase your hook-ups on a given day of wet fly angling. It is a good all-round generic looks-like-a-bug wet fly.I find this a pretty easy fly pattern to tie. The adams wet fly is also a decent fly to fish. When doing regular fishing, I like to use it as a “follower” behind plugs or rapala lures.
The best hooks for this fly are:
Mustad # 3906 or # 94840
Sizes: 10 – 20
Fly Tying Recipe:
Thread: Black 6/0. Gray thread also works.
Tip: Gold tinsel, optional
Tail: Brown and grizzly hen fibers, mixed
Ribbing: None, though optionally, you could use fine gold wire.
Body: Dark gray muskrat or rabbit fur dubbed
Hackle: Brown and grizzly hen – one turn of each
Wing: Grizzly hackle tips, paired facing in, back-to-back as shown
If you like to tie flies like the adams wet fly look at our other pages of wet flies, dry flies, nymph flies and streamers for fly tying. These pages offer pictures of fly patterns and provide information regarding fly tying material and the fly recipe for tying on a fly with fly tying know how. These are great flies for fishing and should become part of your fly gear and added to your fly boxes.
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