Parachute Purple Haze

Tim Flagler of Tightline Productions demonstrates how to tie a Parachute Purple Haze in his favorite way of tying the fly.
Andy Carlson of Bitteroot Anglers in Montana came up with the Purple Haze back in 2000. It has remained very popular ever since, especially in the western United States.

Hook: Dry-fly hook (here, a Fulling Mill 5050), size 12-20.
Thread: White, 8/0 or 70-denier.
Tail: Moose body hair.
Wing post: White polypropylene floating yarn.
Body: Wine rabbit-fur dubbing.
Hackle: Brown and grizzly hackle, mixed.

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