Fly Tying: Marabou Damsel

This is a simple, yet effective, damsel pattern tied with minimal materials. Fish it primarily is still water, like lakes or slow moving river currents.

Ribbing: Medium Black Mono Nymph Eyes
Body: Marabou Blood Quills Golden Olive
Hook: 4x Streamer 8 - 10
Thread: Green Ultra Thread

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