Parachute emerger – by Roberto Groppetti

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This fly is a fantastic model for fishing in fast flowing torrents and rivers. It was developed  after years of experience and practice by Roberto Groppetti, a famous Italian tier which is also  member of Troutline Pro Team.

What I personally love is how deer hair is applied as hackle. The technique is mastered in a way that you  don’t see very often!


  • curved emerger type of hook in size #10-14
  • thread black 8/0- or 6/0
  • body: pheasant barbs
  • ribbing: gold wire tinsel
  • hackle: deer hair colored and natural
  • wing axe- antron fixed to stay straight

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