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    Default Shewey’s Spawning Purple

    Shewey’s Spawning Purple

    A rather simple, yet refined, John Shewey original marabou steelhead fly.

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    Hook - 1/0 Salmon
    Tag - Medium gold tinsel
    Body - Orange floss
    Wing - 5 spikes of purple marabou
    Hackle - Large purple schlappen
    Cheeks - Jungle cock
    Collar - Orange guinea
    Head - Orange thread with Loon UV cure


    “If I fished only to capture fish, my fishing trips would have ended long ago.”
    ~Zane Grey

    " . . . shouldn't a man stand on his own two feet and catch his own steelhead? Maybe put out some effort and find his own fish just for the fun of it?"
    ~Syd Glasso

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    Default Re: Shewey’s Spawning Purple

    Nice job! The pattern was a confidence fly for John. I have a few in my box and have swung one a time or two...

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    Default Re: Shewey’s Spawning Purple

    Beautiful work, congrats!
    Larry


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    Default Re: Shewey’s Spawning Purple

    Beautiful. I just love the combination of colours in that fly.

    Scott

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    Default Re: Shewey’s Spawning Purple

    Thanks guys.

    A Flame variation.....

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    “If I fished only to capture fish, my fishing trips would have ended long ago.”
    ~Zane Grey

    " . . . shouldn't a man stand on his own two feet and catch his own steelhead? Maybe put out some effort and find his own fish just for the fun of it?"
    ~Syd Glasso

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