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Articulated Leech, Purple Hare Leech, Blue Steeltooka, Purple
Egg Sucking Leech, Purple Hare Leech, Orange/Pink  
Egg Sucking Leech, Black Hare Leech, Purple  

No other material moves in the water like wet rabbit strip. Every hair comes to life. Its recent popularity in new age steelhead flies can not be over estimated. Flies, which display a lot of life-like movement, are most successful under the widest range of conditions.  According to our correspondence with Oregon Marine Science Center biologist, Dr. William Pearcy, West
Coast steelhead eat a lot of squid while at sea. According to stomach sample autopsies from steelhead caught beyond the continental shelf, up to 90% of their diet can be juvenile squid.
The rabbit strip flies listed below have similar silhouettes and movements as squid. This may be a contributor to their success in the Pacific Northwest. However, these flies are also effective on Great Lakes steelhead, which have never seen squid. That is because these flies also look like worms, leeches, juvenile lampreys and all kinds of other yummy stuff.

Articulated Leech, Purple
A deadly fly during the late fall season on many river east of the Cascade Mountains.
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20245-04 Articulated Leech, Purple   3 for $10.50

Egg Sucking Leech, Black
Evolving in Alaska, this became one of the universal flies for trout, char and salmon. It is now used nearly everywhere along the west coast for steelhead and salmon.
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23000 Egg Sucking Leech, Black 4 3 for $9.00 Out of Stock

Egg Sucking Leech, Purple
The purple egg sucker is a popular fly, particularly east of the Cascades when water temperatures drop in the fall.
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23002 Egg Sucking Leech, Purple 4 3 for $9.00 Out of Stock

Hare Leech, Blue
You got to have blue flies if you are going to fish steelhead in the Pacific Northwest. This is a great color for dirty water.
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19545 Hare Leech, Blue 1 3 for $9.00

Hare Leech, Orange/Pink
Early winter steelhead (December-January) love pink and orange flies with gold flash.
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19549 Hare Leech, Orange/Pink 1 3 for $9.00

Hare Leech, Purple
This is the summers steelhead whammy. Great bet in the winter when the water is high and off-color.
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19550 Hare Leech, Purple 1 3 for $9.00

Steeltooka, Purple
Who knows why steelhead like purple leeches, but they do.
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99733-02 Steeltooka, Purple 6 3 for $7.50


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