March 10, 2017

Butter Ball Turkey Leech By Andrew Nezworski

Materials...6/0 thread in any darker color...black,brown, grey doesn't really matter....2-3 turkey back feathers..1 strip lateral scale crystal flash ( or tiers choice of flash)...natural peacock ice dubbing, size 6-14 streamer hook...either cone or bead head (i only use tungsten)...start off putting bead or cone on hook...next wrap thread down hook shaft til rt in front of bend...tie in some longer plumes of the turkey marabou(from Turkey back feathers...tie in 3 strands of flash...repeat last step to add bulk to tail...tie in Turkey feather tip first rt where marabou starts on quill of feather...wrap loosely dubbed ice dubbing to rt behind bead/cone...wrap marabou up shaft til rt behind bead/cone...glue ..do one or two more wraps of dubbing rt behind bead/cone...I then wet the fly to trip feathers .......step one







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