This streamer fly is simply irresistible to a wide variety of fish species.

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The Story

Strip, pause, and wait for the take. Neutral buoyancy allows the 3M Minnow to stall out and perform an irresistible death kick that sets it apart from other minnow patterns. Designed for smallmouth, this pattern has proven deadly on pike, largemouth, musky, catfish, and even walleye. Anglers report redfish even favor the fluke-like tendencies of this minnow pattern. Designer Kip Vieth has fished and worked on the banks of the upper Mississippi River for over 15 years, giving him the optimum conditions to test a variety of fly patterns.

Rated 5 out of 5 by from Seductive Movement We were floating a small river in Minnesota and my friend was using the 3M Minnow our guide gave him while I was fishing something very similar in color and shape, but I was struggling to catch many fish. Our guide handed me the same 3M Minnow and that's when the action took off. There's something about the material and the way it is constructed that seduces the bass to strike and the rest is up to you!
Date published: 2020-05-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from One of my favorites Awesome streamer for smallmouth bass and pike! Be sure to bring a little comb to fix it after you get a fish. It tends to get pretty tangled up. Definitely one of my confidence flies!
Date published: 2018-08-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great multi-species shallow river lure! Bass and pike love this streamer. The near neutral bouyancy is great for slower presentations without snagging and keeping the lure in the desired water column longer. The 3M minnow cast fairly easy for this size streamer and has a full profile in the river. Buying more and trying them on steelhead next!
Date published: 2017-10-28
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Looks like a Steelhead killer! Have not been able to use it yet, but given the that Erie Steelhead will hammer anything gaudy and big when they first run out of the lake, this should be a winner.
Date published: 2017-10-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from works on trout and bass I bought this for smallies and started fishing it for trout last spring. It works great when fished on a floating line with a hesitation. It worked equally well when worked through deep runs with a sink tip. Caught big browns, cuts, rainbows and accidentally bull trout.
Date published: 2016-08-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautiful minnow This minnow is an excellent example of quality workmanship.
Date published: 2016-03-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great fly! Terrific all-around streamer fly. It moves better than any other minnow-type fly I've used. Kills 'em on bass.
Date published: 2015-06-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Super good bass fly This is a super fly for all bass. Strip, strip, pause and hold on. Keep the fly in sight near the surface and bass can't stand to see it stop.
Date published: 2015-04-11
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