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Olive Strip Leech


Variation:  Gary Borger

Hook: 4x long streamer or nymph.
Thread: 6/0, olive or black.
Tail: Ostrich herl, claret, red or chartreuse.
Ribbing: 3X tippet material.
Wing: Zonker Strip, olive.
Body: Sparkle dubbing such as Super Brite or Haretron teased out.
Head hackle: Any mottled or speckled soft hackle such as hen back, partridge or grizzly hen dyed.
Cheeks: Jungle cock (optional).


For the full text featuring this fly, refer to the June 2004 issue.


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