Brent's Blood Leech

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  • Hook: Size 10 – 2x long Streamer
  • Thread: 6/0 Black
  • Weight: 0.020 Lead Wire
  • Bead: Red Glass Bead
  • Tail: Purple Marabou with Red
  • Fluorofiber Highlights
  • Body: Black and Red Mohair
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Place bead onto hook and slide up to eyelet.

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Tie in a clump of purple marabou for the tail.

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Tie in 2 to 4 strands of red fluorofiber for the tail highlights.

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With thread at the back of the hook, wrap in some lead wire for the weight.

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Tie in some red copper wire at the back of the hook.

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If you have a dubbing table, pull the thread forward, lay the black and red mohair onto the thread, pull the red wire over the dubbing and wrap to form dubbing for the body.

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For normal tying form a dubbing loop and dub the black and red mohair onto the thread then use the red wire for ribbing the body.

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Wrap the dubbing forward to form a tapered body.

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Whip finish and the fly is ready for the water.