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Purple Preacher
Tied By Scott Howell

Purple Preacher, Tied By Scott Howell

Name Purple Preacher
Category Steelhead
Hook Alec Jackson Spey (Daiichi #2051) or Partridge CS10/1 Sizes #7 through #1.5
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
RibSmall Oval Silver Tinsel
CollarPurple Hen
WingAsian Squirrel tail accented w/ sparse Purple Ice Angle Hair
HeadDanville'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.