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Russian Intruder Tube, Purple and Pink

Name Russian Intruder Tube, Purple and Pink
Category Steelhead
Tube 22 MM Brass Nubby Tube with at least 3 inches of inner liner tube.
Thread Red
Tail Several strands of purple Lady Amherst center tail fibers tied spaced around the tube, several strands of purple Krystal Flash
Rear Hackle and Cone Tied in after Lady Amherst (see above), pink schlappen followed by purple schlappen, then tied off. Med. gunsmoke cone pressed in tight over hackle.
Mid Body Several strands of purple Lady Amherst center tail fibers tied spaced around the tube, several strands of purple Krystal Flash
Mid Hackle and Cone Tied in after Lady Amherst (see above), hot pink schlappen followed by purple schlappen, then tied off. Med. silver cone pressed in tight over hackle.
Front Body Several strands of purple Lady Amherst center tail fibers tied spaced around the tube, several strands of purple Krystal Flash
Front Hackle and Cone Tied in after Lady Amherst (see above), hot pink schlappen followed by purple schlappen, then tied off. Med. gunsmoke cone pressed in tight over hackle.
Collar Tied in after cone (see above), hot pink schlappen followed by purple schlappen, topped with a few strands of silver flashabou, followed by a large pink guinea foul feather.
Shoulder Jungle Cock, long
Head Red
Flex Tube Clear Flex Tube cut to your desired length. This one is cut to about two inches, but I can always cut it shorter.
Hook Gamakatsu C14S, Sz 2

This is my rendition of the Russian Intruder Intruder tube fly described by Stuart Andersen. If you find the pattern for this confusing, please refer to Stuart Anderson's exceptional article, "Intruders - Tube Style" on this site. His article comes with a downloadable set of instructions, that are easy to follow.

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