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Periwinkle Charlie


Hook: Stainless steel, #6 or 8.
Thread: Dark olive.
Body: Lay down an underbody of floss. Varnish this, and whilst tacky, twist together two strands of medium chenille, one green and one purple, and wind on to build up a spherical-shaped body.
Wing: Olive bucktail, just covering the hook point.
Eyes: Lead dumbbell eyes painted olive.
Head: Clear varnished tying silk.


For the full text featuring this fly, refer to the May 2005 issue.


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