Fly Fishing – Fly Patterns

Bead Head Mohair Leech

Hook: 10-6 nymph Thread: Olive 6/0 Tail: Olive marabou with a few strands of olive angel hairBody: Olive mohair Head: Copper Bead Head Note: Can be tied in many other colors as well. Including black, maroon, and brown.

Tying Instructions:

  • Before placing the fly on the vice, slide a bead head on to hook.
  • Then, Tie in a clump of marabou at bend of hook. Tail should be about half the length of the hook shank.
  • Next, tie in a few strands of angel hair on either side of the marabou.
  • Wrap mohair along hook shank up to the bead head.
  • Whip finish and head cement.
  • Use a bodkin to pull out the mohair.