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Purple Spey

Hook: 6 to 2 Streamer
Thread: 6/0 Black
Tag: Medium flat silver tinsel
Body: Black floss
Rib: Medium oval silver tinsel
Hackle: Purple spey hackle
Wing: 2 Black saddle hackles.
Throat: Natural guinea

Tying Instructions:

  • Tie in flat silver tinsel on bend of hook, make 3 or 4 wraps, secure with thread and trim.
  • Tie in oval rib and black floss.
  • Wrap floss forward 1/2 way up hook shank and secure with thread but do not trim.
  • Then, wrap oval tinsel over floss and secure with thread at mid-point of hook shank, but do not trim.
  • Tie in a purple spey hackle by its tips.
  • Wrap floss around spey hackle and secure with thread at eye of hook, and trim.
  • Wrap oval tinsel over floss and around spey hackle and secure with thread and trim.
  • Wrap the spey hackle forward, pulling fibers back after each stroke, secure with thread at eye of hook and trim.
  • Tie in 2 black saddle hackles for wing, make sure dull sides are facing in.
  • Tie in guinea fibers for throat, on both sides and underneath.
  • Form a neat head with thread, whip finish, and head cement.

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