Purple Haze Cripple...video and recipe

Purple Haze Cripple...video and recipe

A how to video showing a version of the Purple Haze Cripple attractor dry. Fly tying recipe also included.

A great dry attractor pattern that sits lower in the surface film than a standard parachute. Most often fished in sizes 14-18 and its profile most closely resembles a crippled or hatching mayfly.

Recipe

Hook: Standard Dry Fly 12-18

Thread: Purple 8/0 or 70 denier

Trailing Shuck: Brown Sparkle Yarn or Zelon

Body: Purple Flex-Floss or comparable material

Wing: White Para Post Wing or comparable

Hackle: Grizzly dry fly (can use brown or grizzly/brown combo as well)

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