P.O. Box 1181, Dubuque, Iowa 52004-1181

Dubuque Fly Fishers


Marabou Leech

Tyer: Gary Kruse

Hook: M9672 #8-12

Thread: Black 3/0

Head: Black 3/0

Tail: Marabou

Body: Marabou


1. Thread bead over hook and slide it up behind the eye.

2. Wrap the thread behind the bead, forcing the bead against the hook eye.

3. Tie in marabou for the tail about the length of the hook shank.

4. Advance the thread forward to the eye.

5. Put a couple of twists in the same marabou feather and wind it up the hook shank to the bead. 6. Tie off behind the bead and whip finish.