Red Bead Leech

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  • Hook: Size 10 Partridge YK6ST Swimming Nymph
  • Thread: UTC 70 Red
  • Bead: Medium Blood Red Bead
  • Tail: Black Marabou with 4 strands of Black Crystal Flash
  • Body: Purple/Black Dazzle Link Dubbing
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Slide bead onto hook and then wrap a base of thread onto the hook.

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Take some black marabou and measure the length of the hook.

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Tie in the black marabou for the tail and tie the rest in to start to fill in the body.

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Take 4 strands of black crystal flash and add to the top of the tail.

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Make a dubbing loop with the dazzle link dubbing. Form a long enough loop with a small space.

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Lay on some dubbing material.

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Spin the dubbing until it is tight.

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Wrap the dubbing loop forward to form the body. Keep it nice and bushy.

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Pick out dubbing so the body is nice and bushy, then push the picked out dubbing towards the tail.

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Whip finish and the fly is done.