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Snipe & Purple Fly

Hook Size

  • 12
  • 14

Hook Brand

  • Barbless

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  • 24

Estimated Dispatch Time

  • 1-3 Days
  • 3 Pack: $4.98, £3.60, 4.26
  • 12 Pack: $16.60, £12.00, 14.20
    (12 flies for the price of 10)
  • Selection Total: $4.98

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When should I fish with the Snipe & Purple?

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About the Snipe & Purple Trout Fly

The Snipe & Purple is a "must have" pattern that has been regularly found in North of England fly boxes for over 100 hundred years. It is a very productive pattern that imitates the iron blue and other similar naturals.

It is a favourite late in the season and is an excellent Grayling pattern.

Tier of this trout fly: Mandy Shelvey

Country of origin for this trout fly: England

This trout fly is designed to be fished on Rivers & Streams, Still Water

Pattern Dressings

  • Hook : 12-18.
  • Thread : Purple.
  • Body : Purple thread.
  • Hackle : Two turns of dark snipe.

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