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Adams (3 Pack)

Adams (3 Pack)

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This fly is sold in packs of three.

The Adams fly is a versatile and popular trout fly designed to imitate adult mayflies, flying caddis, and midges. Its simple yet effective design closely resembles many of a trout's food sources, making it an excellent attractor. Whether you're fishing in smaller or larger water bodies, the Adams fly is sure to produce results with its gentle presentation and ability to mimic various insects. Keep it in your tackle box all year round, but especially during the summer months when mayflies hatch in swarms.

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Adams Fly Overview

The Adams fly is an incredibly popular trout fly due to its simple design, which imitates adult mayflies, flying caddis, or midges. In 1922, Leonard Halladay, a Michigan fly fisherman, created the pattern as a general mayfly imitation. His friend Charles F. Adams was the first to use the fly and reported great success. In honor of his friend's success, Leonard named the fly after Charles, and since then, it has been known as the Adams fly.

Imitation Design

Mayflies are short-lived flying insects that hatch in large numbers during the summer months. They are also known as drakes, dayflies, fishflies, sandflies, and shadflies. Mayflies typically have large eyes, short antennae, large triangular membranous wings, a long abdominal section, and six legs. Although the Adams fly imitates the Mayfly very well, its design is general, which means it closely resembles many other food sources for trout, making it an excellent attractor.

Adams Fly Best Uses

The Adams fly is a versatile fly that is useful to keep in your tackle box all year round. However, it is most productive during the summer months when mayflies hatch in swarms. When trying to match the hatch, focus on hook size rather than color as the silhouette is what matters most to trout. The hook size you choose should depend on the water you are fishing and the behavior of the trout. For smaller water where wild trout are more prone to taking chances, a size 10-12 hook is recommended as it is easy for both the angler and fish to see. For more cautious trout, it is best to opt for a smaller hook size such as 16-20.

When fishing with the Adams fly, it's essential to make a gentle presentation. Allow the fly to sit atop the water without any jerking motions. A slow, gentle reel or letting the fly drift will produce the best results and can lead to massive strikes.

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Adams (3 Pack)


Can I buy just one fly?

A: All flies are sold in packs of three unless stated otherwise.

Are the flies hand tied?

A: Yes, all the flies listed on our website are hand-crafted and expertly tied.

Do you have a refund policy?

A: We offer a 60 day, 100% money-back guarantee. Simply email us within 60 days for a full refund, NO questions asked.

What are the shipping times?

A: Shipping times vary based on location, but we make every effort to get your pack to you as quickly as possible. On average, most customers receive their pack within 7-10 business days of placing their order. If you need your pack faster, expedited shipping options are available at an additional cost. Please contact us for more information on expedited shipping options.