The Violet Side of Fly Color

December 9, 2011 By: Marshall Cutchin

MidCurrent “Fly Fishing Jazz” columnist Kirk Deeter investigates the color blue and why fish seem to be so attracted to flies and baits approaching the the violet side of the spectrum: “An electric blue Psycho Prince is a killer pattern when the fish are finicky. A blue Latex Midge can be absolutely astounding in low, clear winter water, when trout are most lethargic.”