This fly pattern is a classic for fishing a Sculpin.

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The Story

Perhaps one of the best minnow/streamer fly fishing patterns ever tied. The Muddler Minnow was spawned, so to speak, by Don Gapen of Anoka, Minnesota in 1936, to imitate the sculpin. Gapen developed this fly to catch Nipigon strain brook trout in Ontario, Canada. It is now a popular pattern world-wide and is likely found in nearly every angler's fly box, in one form or another.

Unweighted: sizes 6, 8, 10, 12.

Weighted: sizes 6, 8, 10.

Rated 5 out of 5 by from Muddler Minnow I must to have in the all time early spring favorite. The fly swims with ease.
Date published: 2021-03-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A well-tied fly The Muddler Minnow is a classic streamer. This one appears to be well-tied and proportioned. I haven't used it yet, but hope to do so in the coming spring.
Date published: 2020-11-06
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great looks Plan to use them for bass fishing. Haven’t had a chance to use the flies yet. Just got back from Colorado. Great trout fishing from two Orvis rods I just purchased.
Date published: 2020-08-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works great for bass These hold up well after multiple uses. I've caught numerous bass and bluegill.
Date published: 2020-04-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Go to fly for Coastal Cutthroats The streams in NW Wash fish well for Coastal Cutts, particularly in late spring and again in the fall. Size 12 unweighted Muddlers are very effective and quite well made.
Date published: 2020-03-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent Trout Fly in Jemez Mountains, NM This fly is great for trout fishing in the Jemez Mountains of NM ... Fenton Lake trout love it!
Date published: 2019-09-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Well made I purchased 6s and 8s, regular and weighted. These are very well made and should last a long time. Plan to use them trolling from my canoe for trout.
Date published: 2019-04-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Big trout fly The unweighted minnows stay just under the surface and are excellent wet flies for clearer fast moving water. The weighted minnows will seek the bottom of deeper pools and work well below old flood control dams that are full of bubbles.
Date published: 2019-03-08
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