Brians Blood Leech
Hook: Size 10 – 2x long Streamer
Thread: 6/0 Black
Weight: 0.020 Lead Wire
Bead: Red Glass Bead
Tail: Purple Marabou with Red
Body: Black and Red Mohair
Place bead onto hook and slide up to eyelet.
Tie in a clump of purple marabou for the tail.
Tie in 2 to 4 strands of red fluorofiber for the tail highlights.
With thread at the back of the hook, wrap in some lead wire for the weight.
Tie in some red copper wire at the back of the hook.
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.
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.
Wrap the dubbing forward to form a tapered body.
Whip finish and the fly is ready for the water.