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Deep Purple Spey (Johnson)

Name Deep Purple Spey (Johnson)
Category Steelhead
Body Deep Purple Mohair
RibFlat Silver Tinsel
HackleDark Brown Ringneck Pheasant Rump Feather, Folded and Palmered Forward From The Second Turn of Tinsel
Collar Long, Soft Hackle, Dyed Deep Purple
Wing A Pair of Red Golden Pheasant Body Feathers, Tied Low over The Body

The pattern for this fly, originated by Walt Johnson, came from the fine book by Dick Stewart and Farrow Allen, Flies for Steelhead

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