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Violetly Happy (Shumakov)
Tied by Ken Broadhead

Violetly Happy


Violetly Happy (Shumakov)

Category Steelhead

Partridge cs10/2 heavy wire

Tip Small silver holographic tinsel
Tag Chinese red uni stretch
Tail Purple floss brushed
Body Medium silver holographic tinsel
Hackle Purple saddle under purple guinea
Wing Crystal fox, mirror flash, purple arctic fox
Head Black thread

Violetly Happy 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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