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.

HOOK: Teimco 7999, sizes 2-6

THREAD: Black

TAIL: Purple hackle fibers

WING: Squirrel tail

RIB: Fine silver tinsel

BODY: Purple yarn

HACKLE: Purple