Purple Prospector Fly Tying Video

Matt Powell demonstrates how to tie a simple shank style steelhead fly. The weight and color combo are perfect for summer steelhead on the swing. The OPST shanks and Senyo’s trailer wire make this fly an effective “trailer hook” style pattern proven on Oregon Steelhead.

Purple Prospector pic

Purple Prospector

Thread: Danville 140 D-Black
Shank: OPST Steelhead Shank-32 mm
Bead: Hareline Plummeting Tungsten Bead, Black Nickel
Trailing Hook Wire: Senyo’s Intruder Trailer Hook Wire, Purple
Hook: Gamakatsu Octopus or Daiichi 2557 or OPST Swing Hook, sizes 2-4
Body: Hareline Ice Dub, UV Purple
Wing: Hareline Rabbit Strip,Purple
Hackle: Hareline Strung Saddle Hackle, Cerise
Collar: Senyo’s Fusion Dub, Midnight

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