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Purple Autumn Matuka (Shewey)

Name Purple Autumn Matuka (Shewey)
Category Steelhead
Tag Flat Silver Tinsel
Body Gold Polyflash or Equivalent
Rib Gold Oval, Medium or Small
Wing Two Claret Hackles Inside Two Fluorescent Purple Hackles, Tied Matuka Style
Collar One Claret Hackle and One Fluorescent Purple Hackle, Tied Long and Sweeping
Cheek Jungle Cock (Optional)

The pattern for this fly came from the fine book by John Shewey, Northwest Fly Fishing Trout and Beyond. It is originated by John Shewey as a variation of the Purple Matuka and listed under his section, "Flies for Summer Steelhead".

 

 

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