Purple Preacher |
Tied By Scott Howell
|Name ||Purple Preacher |
|Category ||Steelhead |
|Hook ||Alec Jackson Spey (Daiichi #2051) or Partridge CS10/1 Sizes #7
|Tip/Tag ||Fine Oval Silver Tinsel and Bright Yellow UniFloss|
|Tail ||Natural GP Crest|
|Butt ||Red Ostrich Herl|
|Body ||1/3 Bennechi's Purple Iridescent Thread, 2/3 (blended) Black SLF
Dubbing and Purple Haze Hanked Lite-Brite |
|Rib||Small Oval Silver Tinsel |
|Collar||Purple Hen |
|Wing||Asian Squirrel tail accented w/ sparse Purple Ice Angle Hair |
|Head||Danville's 6/0 no-wax Black or Purple Flymaster Thread |
Purple Preacher is tied by contributing fly tyer, Scott Howell. See Scott's notes about this fly below.
Scott's Notes: This crossover Steelhead pattern is based on the original
"Preacher" - an Atlantic Salmon fly tied originally for the Restigouche.
You can see more of Scott Howell's flies at The Flies of Scott Howell.