Thursday, June 8, 2017

Tying The Pond Leech

Pond Leech

The Pond Leech is tied like all Mohair/Marabou leeches, with the only distinction being it is the most effective color combination I have found for still-water.  Over the years it has replaced the wooly-buggers and other leech patterns in my pond boxes almost completely.

Pond Leech Recipe

Hook:  #6 - #4 3XLong Streamer Hook 
Thread:  Black
Bead:  Black Tungsten
Under-body:  .015 Lead substitute wire
Tail:  Marabou Black/Purple/Black
Abdomen:  Mohair Yarn Purple/Black

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