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Purple Peril
Tied By Bob Frandsen

Purple Peril

Name Purple Peril
Category Steelhead Fly
Tag Flat silver tinsel
Tail Purple hackle fibers
Rib Fine oval silver tinsel
Body Purple floss or goat dubbing
Hackle Purple
Wing Natural brown bucktail
Cheeks Jungle Cock (Optional)
Head Black

Purple Peril was tied by Australian Fly Tyer, Bob Frandsen. This flywas originated by Ken McLeod in the late 1930s or early 1940s. You can see more of Bob's flies at The Flies of Bob Franden.