This pattern fishes very well in the winter for me. Especially if the water is cold. Purple is a favorite winter color for me too, especially in those low light days we see so often up here.

Purplelicious Recipe
Hook: Alec Jackson Spey Size 1,2
Butt: Butt Pearl Tinsel Med
Body: Silver rib wrapped to thorax, with peacock ice dub
Thorax: Chartreuse Cactus Chenille wrapped twice
Wing: Purple Spey Marabou palmered to front of hook/ Pearl,Purple Flashabou
Collar: Gladwell Flank feather natural palmered to front
Second Collar: Purple Schlappen palmered to eye