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flytyer 09-16-2003 08:43 PM

Blue & Purple Pheasant
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I just realized that most who read my response to Grandpa Spey regarding flies and such for silvers are not familiar with the Blue & Purple Pheasant I mentioned to him for upstream, somewhat dour silvers. So here it is.

hook: #6 or #8 salmon iron
tag: oval silver
body: purple braided mylar, oval silver rib
wing: powder blue (very light blue) calf tail
hackle: blue phase pheasant rumph

Grampa Spey 09-17-2003 12:53 AM

Blue & Purple Pheasant
This is a beautiful fly, and I will have to tie some from my future trips.

Thanks for posting the picture.

flytyer 09-17-2003 11:36 AM

Grandpa Spey,

It also works well for Searun Cutthroat and Summer Run Steelhead.

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