Purple, Black, & White Intruder


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    Purple, Black, & White Intruder

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    Purple, Black, & White Intruder
    Hook: Octopus type short shanked hook, about #2-4
    Connection: Coated .... ?
    Base: Waddington Shank 35mm
    Thread: Black
    Tail: Black hair (bucktail, black bear?)
    Butt: Silver Polar chenille
    Body hackle: Black schlappen
    Body: Sparkly purple dubbing or yarn
    Feelers: White ostrich, marked with a permanent purple marker to make alternating white & purple bands
    Front hackle: Purple schlappen
    Eyes/weight: Nontoxic dumbbell eyes
    Head: Same as body

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    1. Cameron Derbyshire

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      Date: 1-11-07
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    mike doughty

    Honorary Member
    For me this is the best fly i've seen in awhile. excellent tie 'yard'
    #1 1-11-07 9:01pm

    I'm liking the white and purple Ostrich. Nice touch.
    #2 1-11-07 9:08pm

    wonder if he hand died the ostrich
    #3 1-12-07 1:08am


    im gettin ready to tie some flies like this... just need to replenish the materials.. nice tie!
    #4 1-12-07 2:16am

    mike doughty

    Honorary Member
    It looks much better off the vice
    #5 1-12-07 2:20am


    Mike, it looked even better hanging out of the mouth of a little hen from the middle Sky yesterday!
    #6 1-14-07 7:53pm

    mike doughty

    Honorary Member
    Outstanding! looking forward to swinging it in march
    #7 1-14-07 7:56pm

    John Hicks

    Owner and operator of Sea Run Pursuits
    Yard looking good.
    #8 1-14-07 9:22pm

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