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Old 12-30-2010, 04:42 PM
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Default Gluttonous Leech SBS

Author, guide, and flygal, April Vokey

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was generous enough to allow me to share this recipe and SBS for her Gluttonous Leech pattern.

Recipe:
Eyes
silver flat braid
Polar Bear dubbing
Jungle Cock
Marabou
Rhea
Teal

Put your eyes on the hook.

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Tie in the silver flat braid.

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Put your polar bear dubbing in a dubbing loop and tie in.

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Tie in two long stemmed jungle cock.

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Tie in the tip of a single marabou feather and wrap the feather several times until it fans over the dubbing.

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Stack (or peel and wrap for additional volume) clipped rhea fibres and stack so the fibres cover the entire diameter of the hook.

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Peel a teal (or guinea, barred wood duck, gadwall, mallard, blue-eared pheasant etc) feather and hackle it over the rhea.

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Tie in jungle cock cheeks. Whip-finish, dress head as desired, crack open beer.

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