How to: Parachute Beetle

Materials List:

  • Hook: TMC 100 #10- #16
  • Thread: 140 black
  • Back: Black foam
  • Wing: White para post
  • Dubbing: black/peacock ice dub
  • Hackle: black


Right after Umpqua introduced the parachute ant, I was tying beetles and thought how sometimes they are hard to see. Why not put a parachute on a beetle? It makes it much easier to see, especially in the riffles of the Madison river.