Published Mar 8. 2012 - 9 years ago
Updated or edited Nov 27. 2020

#68 - Purple Smelt

Tied by: Glenn Peckel Originated by: Popularized by Ora Smith Source: Trolling Flies for Trout and Salmon; Dick Stewart & Bob Leeman 1982 pg.81...

#68 Purple Smelt - Glenn Peckel


Tied by: Glenn Peckel
Originated by: Popularized by Ora Smith
Source: Trolling Flies for Trout and Salmon; Dick Stewart & Bob Leeman 1982 pg.81

Hook: Mustad 7948A #6/8
Body: Flourescent red floss
Beads: On tandems flies place small cylindrical silver beads on the connecting wire
Throat: Red synthetic hair as long as the hook
Wing: Four lavender saddle hackles
Shoulder: Teal flank Feagther
Cheek: Jungle cock
Head: Black

Notes: Glenn has put together an amazing set of 12 Ora Smith streamers as his contribution to the Streamers 365 project. We will be auctioning them all together as a set near the end of the project.
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