Jay Nicholas’s Marabou Simplicity is an easy-to-tie steelhead pattern for winter and summer fish. Jay demonstrates how to palmer marabou in this video and puts together a great pattern for swinging up big steelhead.
Jay’s Marabou Simplicity steelhead fly
Hook: TMC 7999 sizes 2-4
Thread: Lagartun x-strong 150 denier
Rib: Lagartun small oval silver tinsel
Body: Dubbed STS purple or Hareline custom blend purple
Colar: Hot Pink and Purple Extra-select Marabou
Wing: Flashabou Mirage
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