Purple King Spey (from T.E. Pryce-Tannatt)
Dressed by Clark Lucas
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 spey and dee-winged flies by visiting his page on this site, Clark Lucas Flies.