Catch more fish with the classic muddler minnow fly.

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The Story

Don Gapen of Anoka, Minnesota invented the classic Muddler Minnow in 1937 to imitate the sculpin, a small baitfish that darts across the bottoms of streams, infiltrates redds, and eats trout eggs. Originally developed to catch brook trout in Ontario, a conehead has been added to this version of the Muddler in order to get the fly down in fast-moving water. It's an effective new take on an old standard.

Sizes 4, 6, 8.

Rated 5 out of 5 by from Nicely tied Previously proven trout fooler on numerous fishing trips
Date published: 2021-03-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Lake and stream streamer It is a go to streamer for lakes and larger streams and rivers. Have caught trout, small and large mounts bass and pickerel. Got to try it if you haven’t already.
Date published: 2020-08-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from “Magic Fly” Won’t get skunked with this ever it catches everything
Date published: 2019-07-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from They were fighting for it! I don’t usually fish anything subsurface, but I was frustrated and bought a few of these because the Trout on the Beaverkill last week weren’t on top just yet. I slowly darted it from the bank outward and from the fast water towards the shore. Non stop fish. I saw on more then a couple of occasions 2 or 3 good size fish trying to hit it at once. Don’t dead drift it, keep it moving. Great fly!
Date published: 2019-04-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Worked when nothing else did! Used this fly in a pond this evening when surface flies weren't working. It cast well on a 6 wt and I ended up landing a nice smallmouth (~2 pounds).
Date published: 2019-04-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best fly ever made This fly will work anywhere in the world and always catch fish...I call it the magic fly
Date published: 2017-06-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The best of the best Old reliable; Hate to say it but, if it's all I had to fish with I'd fish any river with confidence
Date published: 2017-03-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Muddler minnow for big trout Great fly for prospecting when there's no hatch or just focusing on big browns. Need a few more for my box.
Date published: 2016-12-30
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