Mayer's Mini Leech

Mayer's Mini Leech
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The Mini Leech is a creation of Landon Mayer. He ties it in small sizes in several colors - black, rust, purple, olive, etc. Fish often hit this fly very hard and a light tippet might result in some missed fish.

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Hook:Dai-Riki 125 or Tiemco 2488 Size 16
Thread:Color of pine squirrel 8/0 or smaller
Weight:Tungsten bead to hook size (optional).
Body:Pine Squirrel strip.
Tag:Krystal Flash color of the pine squirrel.
Collar:Ostrich Herl color of the pine squirrel.

Fishing Hints:
Fish the mini leech as a streamer stripping it (slowly) in the water column or fish it under a small indicator with twitches to cause motion.

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Tying Instructions


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Flies or materials are available at T. Hargrove Fly Fishing, Inc.

9024 Manchester
Saint Louis, Missouri 63144

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