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Purple Squid Tube
Designed and Tied by Charles Dickson Jr.

Purple Squid Tube

Name

Purple Squid Tube

Category Steelhead Tube Fly
Tube

1 inch aluminum

Tag Fine oval silver tinsel
Body Back pink floss, front pink then purple SLF spun in a dubbing loop
Rib Over the back half only, purple flat braid with fine oval silver tinsel on either side.
Hackle Purple burnt goose in middle of body.
Feelers  Nine purple dyed grizzly saddle hackles stripped except for the tip tied in randomly in the front half of the body.
Collar  Pink dyed mallard or teal.
Wing  Two purple hackle tips inside of two pink hackle tips
Head  Red

Purple Squid Tube was tied by Charles Dickson Jr. You can find more of his flies on his page on this site, The Flies of Charles Dickson Jr.

Charlie's Notes: This fly is another one of my exercises in creativity. This one has been tied for steelhead.

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