Damsel Leech


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  • Hook: TMC 2312 Size 12
  • Thread: UTC 70 Black
  • Tail: Brown Marabou
  • Body: Brown, Light Olive, & Yellow Olive Marabou
  • Wingcase: Green Pheasant Tail
  • Head: Light Olive & Yellow Olive Marabou
  • Rib: Medium Copper Wire
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Tie in a clump of brown marabou for the tail. Make the tail as long as the hook.

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Tie in a piece of copper wire. This will be used to rib the fly later.

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Dub brown, light olive, and yellow olive marabou onto the thread and alternate colors as you dub.

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Wrap dubbing onto hook to form a tapered body.

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Rib the body with the copper wire and form about 5 to 6 ribs.

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Tie in some green pheasant tail for the wingcase.

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Dub some light olive and yellow olive marabou onto thread.

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Wrap forward to form a head on the fly.

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Pull green pheasant tail over the head to form the wingcase.

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Whip finish and the fly is ready for your local lakes.