Egg-sucking Leech Artificial Fly

Egg-sucking Leech Artificial Fly

The egg-sucking leech is an artificial fly used in fly fishing. Its name comes from its resemblance to a leech in the process of consuming a fish egg. The body of the lure is dark-colored like a leech, often black or purple, and the tip of the lure is bright red or orange to look like a small rounded fish egg. It is effective for catching fish which might be interested in prey items such as leeches. It is popular for steelhead fishing. 


This fly can be used to capture salmon, trout, bass, pike, and many other species of fish.  This is a  streamer type which imitates   leech sucking egg. Typical hooks   you can use is a streamer hook. For the tail  use black maribou. For the body use a  black chenille . For the ribbing  a black hen hackle and black wire. For the  throat  a hot pink or red chenille ball .

Egg-sucking Leech Artificial Fly

Reference: Wikipedia