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Purple Peril imitation

tied by seriesofseven
Fly Type: Wet,
Target Species: Steelhead,
Recommended Region: Northwest US,
Material List:
Hook: Mustad 36890 Sizes 2-6
Thread: Red 6/0
Wing: White coarse hair, pearl flash
Rib: flat silver tinsel
Body: flat silver tinsel, bright pink jelly rope, purple marabou for dubbing
Hackle: Purple

Tying Instructions: Start tinsel at the beginning of the bend up 2/3rds to the eye. Over rap jelly rope from 3/8" away from bend to the 2/3rds point to the eye. Dub purple marabou for the last third to just before the eye and continue tinsel as ribbing over the purple body. Tie in hackle and wing. Trim wing just short of the distance to the bend.
Presentation Tips: Greased line method, wet fly swing

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