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
Rib: Small Oval Silver Tinsel
Collar: Purple Hen
Wing: Asian Squirrel tail accented w/ sparse Purple Ice Angle Hair
Head: Danville's 6/0 no-wax Black or Purple Flymaster Thread
Purple Preacher was tied by the late Scott Howell.
Scott's Notes: This crossover Steelhead pattern is based on the original "Preacher" - an Atlantic Salmon fly tied originally for the Restigouche.
You can read about Scotty and see many more of his flies on his page on this site, Scotty Howell Flies.