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Lilac & Purple
Originated and Tied By Joe Gablick

 Lilac & Purple

Name Lilac & Purple
Category Atlantic Salmon, Classic
Hook Partridge Bartleet Sz. 1
Tag Flat gold tinsel
Tail Golden pheasant crest and Indian crow.
Butt Black ostrich herl
Body1/3 lilac floss and 2/3 purple floss
Rib Flat gold tinsel and gold twist
Hackle Claret
UnderwingGolden pheasant tippets.
MainwingLt. blue, Purple, Kingfisher blue, and dark blue turkey with bronze mallard roof and golden pheasant crest topping.
Cheeks Peacock pheasant
Throat Dk. blue hackle.
Head Black

Lilac & Purple is an original pattern from Joe Gablick.

Joe, who is from Lower Burrell, Pa. has been tying for about 30 years. He conducts a flyfishing school that emphasizes relaxation, casting, and enjoying nature's surroundings. Take a moment to visit his website, The Contented Angler.

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


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