This week’s Throw Back Thursday Fly is Stalcup’s CDC Parachute Dun.

CDC Parachute Dun -

Stalcup’s CDC Parachute Dun is another example of Shane’s creative mind. I don’t know if he was the first to utilize CDC as parachute hackle, but it’s very creative technique of tying a parachute fly. Many of his fly patterns are tied with biots for bodies, and this is no exception.

The materials in his book Mayflies “Top to Bottom” (2002). Here is an Amazon link to Shane’s book:

Unfortunately, Shane passed away prematurely in 2011 at the age of 48.

Enjoy…go fish, stay safe!

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