Cripple patterns are proven fish catching flies. In an earlier Fly of the Month a purple cripple pattern was featured . I had some sample dubbings that I ordered from Fly Tyers Dungeon (www.flytyersdungeon.com), the sample packs had 17 different dubbings, but one color caught my eye, it was PINK!
Over the past few seasons purple flies have come into their own. Most fly fishermen cannot explain the reason why trout go crazy for purple flies but they do. Blue Ribbon Flies in West Yellowstone, MT (www.blue-ribbon-flies.com) has come up with a new pattern called a purple cripple. It has