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Purple Stranger (Shumakov)
Tied by Ken Broadhead

Purple Stranger


Purple Stranger (Shumakov)

Category Steelhead

Partridge cs10/2 heavy wire

Tip Small silver holographic tinsel
Tag Uni floss fluorescent chartreuse
Tail Same a tag but brushed
Body Pearl mini braid, marked purple; purple dubbing
Hackle Black saddle
Wing Arctic fox purple, purple flash, crystal fox
Head Black thread

Purple Stranger was tied by Ken Broadhead. You will find many more of his exceptional  flies at The Flies of Ken Broadhead.

Notes: This is Ken Broadhead's rendition of the Yuri Shumakov tube fly (which see).


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