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Winter Spawning Purple (Variation)
Tied By William Lovelace

Winter Spawning Purple

Name

Winter Spawning Purple (Variation)

Category Steelhead Fly
Hook Dai Riki 889 #2
Thread UTC 140 Fl Chartreuse
Tag Flat Silver Tinsel (wound from the hook front and back again to provide an underbody for the floss)
Body

Hot Chartreuse Neon Uni-Floss

Hackle

Purple (wound before the last Marabou spike)

Collar Blue dyed Guinea
Wing

Chartreuse & Purple Marabou “spikes” tied in 4-5 times on top of the shank starting about midpoint

Cheeks Jungle Cock (optional)

Winter Spawning Purple was tied by Samonfly.Net Contributing Fly Tyer William Lovelace.

Bill's notes: "This is my variation of John Shewey’s Winter Spawning Purple tied in Chartreuse instead of the Cerise John used. I also tie a hot pink variation."

Read more about William Lovelace and see more of his flies at The Flies of William Lovelace.

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