Tied by William Lovelace
Hook: Dai Riki 889 #2/0
Thread: Wine 6/0 UNI-thread
Body: Wide Flat Silver Tinsel
Hackle: Silver Doctor Blue; slightly larger Purple Hen
Wing: Orange Hackle Tips over Yellow Hackle Tips
Topping: (I omitted the Golden Olive Calftail)
Winter’s Hope was tied by Samonfly.Net Contributing Fly Tyer William Lovelace.
Bill's Notes: A Bill McMillan pattern that he designed to get a fly deep under a floating line and long leader for winter fishing. This fly is on the small side. Bill usually ties his in the 3/0 to 6/0 range.
You can see many more flies tied by Bill on his page on this site - William Lovelace Flies.