Here is the fly pattern sheet for a Purple Haze.
Daiichi 1180, #12 – 20
Moose body hair
Brown and grizzly
- Attach thread behind eye and wind halfway down hook. Wind thread halfway back towards eye. You’re now at the ¼ point.
- Post poly.
- Tie in both hackles around hook and up post.
- Tie in moose body hair.
- Dub tapered body to hook eye.
- Wind hackle down post and tie off.
- Whip finish.
Here is a link to a YouTube video from my RiverKeeper Flies channel where I demonstrate how I tie the fly.
John, I look forward to your newsletter all the time. I really like that you provide a link to the tying recipe and instructions.