Purple Egg Sucking Leech

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  • Hook: Mustad R90 Size 4
  • Thread: 3/0 Black
  • Tail: Purple Marabou
  • Body: Purple Chenille
  • Hackle: Purple Saddle Hackle
  • Egg: Fl. Pink Chenille
  • Weight: 0.030 Lead
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Wrap lead around 2/3's of hook.

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Tie in a purple marabou tail, which should be the length of the hook.

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Tie in a purple saddle hackle, by the tip, at the rear of the hook.

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Tie in a strand of purple chenille for forming the body in the next step.

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Wrap chenille forward to form the body.

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Palmer hackle forward in about 4 to 5 segments and then wrap in a full head.

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Tie in some Fl. Pink chenille and take 2 wraps to form the egg head.

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Make sure you have a dozen of these patterns ready when you venture out for Winter Steelhead!