Purple Green Butt

Created by Tom Larimer


This is a good summer steelhead fly, especially in late summer when flows are low and clear.

How to Fish

Present with a traditional wet-fly swing.



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HOOK: 1X heavy, standard shank, turned-up eye; e.g. TMC 7999 or equivalent. Sizes 2-6


RIB: Silver oval tinsel

BODY: Rear half: chartreuse floss. Front half: Purple Hareline STS Trilobal

WING: White calftail

HACKLE: Purple-dyed guinea hackle. Add a few strands of purple Prism Flash