I have never tied dry flies before, let alone parachutes, but I wanted to try my hand at it as I will need some for grayling fishing. I would love it if some of you more experienced guys would give me some feedback and pointers on making these little flys.
Here is the first one, a Black Gnat:
Here is my first attempt at a Parachute Gnat:
My first mosquito, I had some difficulty keeping the hackle out of my whip finish:
I also tied up some esl's and I wasnt real sure what sizes would be best (I tied them in #6's), what would you recomend on sizing?
Thanks for looking.