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Purple Peril


HOOK: 7999, sizes 2-6

THREAD: Black

TAIL: Purple hackle fibers

WING: Squirrel tail

RIB: Fine silver tinsel

BODY: Purple yarn

HACKLE: Purple

  purple peril

Uses

A traditional northwest steelhead fly.

Variations

The Streetwalker is a Purple Peril with a Flashabou wing and a chenille body.

How to Fish

Traditional wet-fly swing. If the water temperature is below 52 degrees, consider using a sink-tip line with a 4-6 foot leader.


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