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Purple King Spey (from T.E. Pryce-Tannatt)
Dressed by Clark Lucas

 Lucas's Purple King Spey
Name Lucas's Purple King Spey (from T.E. Pryce-Tannatt)
Category Steelhead
Hook Partridge CS10/2 Size 1/0
Thread Griffon's Black 12/0
Tag Fine Gold Oval Tinsel
Body Purple Uni-Yarn
Rib Medium flat gold Tinsel held in place by Medium Oval Gold Tinsel; Lilac floss in front of tinsel; Purple Schlappen 1/2 stripped and palmered.
Wing Dark Bronze Mallard 1/4" tied in separately half hitched with reversal of thread for 2nd strip
Throat Green-winged Teal 11/2 wrap; 2nd fly Pearl Guinea
Head Loon Black Hard Head

Lucas's Purple King Spey was tied by Contributing Fly Tyer, Clark Lucas, who began showing his flies on this site in 1999.

You can read about Clark and see many more of his fine speys by visiting The Flies of Clark Lucas.

 

 

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