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Purple Comet

Name Purple Comet
Hook 2/0 to 6
Category Pacific Salmon
Tail
Purple Bucktail, Comet Style
Body Silver Diamond Braid
Hackle Purple

The Comet series of flies have become a popular standard for Pacific Salmon and are also fished for steelhead. They are tied in many colors to include gold, blue, green, and orange. The bead chain eyes are optional but add additional weight if needed. Another option is to weight the hook with lead. See also the Green Comet , Gold Comet, Silver Comet ,Blue Comet , and Green Brite Lace Comet.

 




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