Muddler Minnow

Fly Name
Hook 10-2
Thread black
Wings chickabou marabou
Tails chickabou marabou
Body gold flat tinsel
Hackle deer hair

Muddler Minnow

Muddler Minnow

Wrap thread onto the hook shank from about 1mm behind the eye to the start of the hook bend. Tie in the marabou tail material by making two loose wraps followed up with 3 to 5 tight wraps.

Muddler Minnow

Tie in flat tinsel at forward end of body with 3 to 5 tight wraps. Wrap tinsel over thread to the base of the tail. Wrap tinsel forward. Tie off with 3 to 5 tight wraps.

Muddler Minnow

Attach marabou wing with 2 loose wraps. Reposition wing to desired location and secure with 5 tight wraps.

Muddler Minnow

Take a bunch of deer hair the size of 2 match sticks and attach it to the hook with 3 loose thread wraps. Tighten the tension and the hollow hair will spin and flare around the hook shank. Secure with 5 tight wraps. Repeat this process 1 or 2 more times until the head area is full of spun hair. Secure with 5 tight wraps and whip finish. Place a drop of head cement in thread wraps.

Muddler Minnow

Clip hair with scissors to a bullet like shape.

Muddler Minnow

Muddler Minnow

Muddler Minnow


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