United Fly Tyers of Rhode Island, Inc.

Grasshopper Parachute

Tied by Steve Welitoff

Hook: 2X long dry size 8-14
Thread: to match body
Body: Yellow, olive, tan, or mixed dubbing
Wing: Mottled turkey wing
Wing Post: Antron or calf tail
Hackle: Grizzly, parachute style, very full
Legs: Knotted pheasant tail

The Parachute Grasshopper is known for its usefulness in fast water, visibility in any water, and success on dry, hot days.  The basic design can be applied to a number of different grasshopper patterns.