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Purple Streak (Fawcett)
(from Forgotten Flies by Paul Schmookler )
Dressed by Mike Boyer

Purple Streak

Rib: Embossed Pink Tinsel (I used flourescent pink floss slightly twisted)

Body: Pearlescent Embossed Silver tinsel (I used embossed siver tinsel then a layer of pearl mylar)

Underbelly: Pink Bucktail followed by orange Polar Bear

Wings: Pink Hackles Flanked by Black Hackles, flanked by Dark Pink Hackles 2/3 Length of Other Hackles.

Shoulder: Mandarin Duck Flank

Cheeks: Jungle Cock

Head: Black

Purple Streak was tied by Contributing Fly Tyer, Mike Boyer, who was the second tyer to start contributing his flies to Salmonfly.Net. His contributions began in 1998.

You can read about Mike and see many more of his flies by visiting The Flies of Mike Boyer.


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