Here is the fly pattern sheet for Shane Stalcup’s CDC Parachute Dun.

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Materials

Hook:

Daiichi 1182 or similar dry fly hook, #12 – 22

Thread:

8/0, color to match body

Tail:

Microfibbets

Body:

Goose biot

Post:

Poly yarn

Hackle:

CDC

Thorax:

Dry fly dubbing

Stalcup identifies the following color options for other flies – tan (tan CDC), olive (dun CDC), and Adams (brown and gray CDC).

I tied the fly after watching this YouTube video on my friend John Sherry’s channel, NetKnots Fly Tying channel. While its description is for a Midge Larva, the materials and technique is exactly as described in Stalcup’s book.

Here is an Amazon link to Shane’s book:

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