How to tie the blue flash damsel

One of the most popular patterns in the UK in recent years. When using marabou, the key to getting it right, is to get as much animation in the pattern as possible, it helps using the right marabou in combination with a heavy tungsten bead to attain the optimal swimming and jigging action.

  • Hook: Mustad R75 #8 streamer
  • Head: 3.6 mm Tungsten bead
  • Tying thread: Sheer 14/0 Olive
  • Tail: Olive marabou & 4 strands Boosted wrinkle winter blue
  • Body: UNI Holo tinsel blue
  • Body hackle: Webby olive cock hackle
  • Collar: Olive marabou spun in dubbing loop

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