The Sparklebutt Parachute is an awesome pattern that I usually tie in a #18 down to a #22. Often times this is the perfect fly to turn to when the little mayflies or even midges are starting hatch. When fish stop rising to an Adams, this usually does the trick.
– #18-22 curved caddis hook
– Gray thread – UTC 70 or 8/0 Uni-thread
– Sulky Holoshimmer Thread – found at Jo-Anns
– Polypropelene (or whatever post material you like to use)
– Dry fly hackle