Fly Tying Mondays Resume on December 5th.

We will get another season rolling on Monday December 4th at TC Outfitters. From 7 pm to 9 pm.

...new members are always welcome.

A box full of flies!

A box full of flies!
...and fly fishers

Saturday, March 5, 2016

Balanced Possibilities with Phil Rowley's Bruised Leech

I enjoy playing around with a tried and true combination and trying some variations. Below you can see Phil Rowley's highly successful Balanced Bruised Leech tied three slightly different ways. Which one do I tie on first? ...the Ruby Eyed Balanced Bruised Leech!


Balanced Bruised Leech #1

Hook: Knapek Jig Hook Size 10
Thread: Black 8/0
Bead: 1/8th tungsten gold
Tail: Black Marabou
Body: Black/Blue Semi Seal spun with a dubbing loop on small red ultrawire


Balanced Bruised Leech #2

Hook: Knapek Jig Hook Size 10
Thread: Black 8/0
Bead: 1/8th tungsten rainbow
Tail: Black Marabou
Body: Black/Blue Semi Seal spun with a dubbing loop on small red ultra wire


Balanced Bruised Leech #3:Ruby Eyed Balanced

Hook: Knapek Jig Hook Size 10
Thread: Black 8/0
Bead: red silver lined glass with 5/32nd tungsten cone head
Tail: Black Marabou
Body: Black/Blue Semi Seal spun with a dubbing loop 

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