Tied by William Lovelace
Mustad 36890 #6 with bead chain eyes
Pearl Krystal Flash tail tied in at hook
midpoint; Purple Marabou palmered forward from the Krystal
Blue dyed Guinea Hen
Purple Marabou was tied by Salmonfly.Net Contributing Fly Tyer William Lovelace.
Bill's Notes: "I
tied some solid color marabou flies (Black, Green and Purple) in the early 80’s
before I saw George Cook’s multicolored Alaskabou and
Jack Gartside was creating his Soft Hackle streamer about that time. I also
fondly remember fishing my first Mallard Spider streamer 50 years ago. Jack
Dennis describes the Mallard spider with the Marabou under wing and mallard
Vol. 2 of his Fly Tying Manual.
Read more about William Lovelace and see more of his flies at The Flies of William Lovelace.