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Two ways to rig string flies – easier ways not the everyday way

Medical leeches.

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By Skip Clement

There are different ways to get that string tied fly ready to go. One of the two shown is obviously easier than the other [if you get your lengths right]. Still, both are easier than the most popular way of rigging a string tied fly.

String flies, for some reason, all seem to be called leech something, or something leech, but many of us believe it is how string flies ambulate that spells catch.

The second video is not the best quality but the tier is up to speed on how to rig the string leech.

How to Make the Twisted Hitch for Rabbit Strip Flies – OPST

The String Leech, Demystified

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