Wednesday, 23 November 2011

Stu's DDH Leech Variation

DDH Leech  variation

This is a variation pattern spin off from Stu Thompson's DDH Leech... a very effective pattern which recently caught me some Red Tail Cat fish...

Stu's Original DDH Leech have landed over 70 species.

DDH Leech Variation


Hook - Gamakatsu S11-4L size 8-6
Eye - Bead chain
Tail - Marabou, Sili leg and flashabou
Body - Palm rabbit fur

Step by step tying instruction:

Tie in the bead chain

Tie in the marabou

Spin the marabou to the hook and tie down, trim the balance

Tie in the flashabou and sili legs

Palm in the rabbit fur

Palm in the rabbit fur cover the bead chain

Whip finish and the fly is ready

Another Lazy Man DDH leech pattern with I name it Palm Chenille Leech which is very easy to tie and you can tie a dozen in no time....

Palm Chenille Leech

Hook - Gamakatsu S11-4L size 8-6
Tail - Marabou
Body - Palm Chenille
Eye - Bead Eye

Step by step tying instructions:

Repeat step as above

Tie in the Palm Chenille

Palm in the chenille

Palm the chenille cover the bead chain, tie down and trim the extra, whip finish.

Palm Chenille Leech is ready...

Simple and effective... a killer pattern for our Red Tail Cat fish..

Red Tail with a DDH leech

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