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IRL Mullet

 
tied by CaptMark
Fly Type: General Saltwater,
Target Species: Snook,
Recommended Region: Southeast US,
Imitation: Mullet,
Material List:
No. 1 Gamakatsu SS15
White Polar Fibre
Camel Polar Fibre
Grey Polar Fibre
Crystal Angel Hair
Deer Hair
3-D eyes
Softex
Tying Instructions: Tie in white Polar Fibre onto the top of the hook shank just above the hook point.

Tie in 10 - 15 strands of Pearl Angel Hair followed by Camel Polar Fibre.

Spin deer hair, two large pieces in front of the Polar Fibre. Trim to form a bullet head, leaving the sides as gill plates.

Reverse tie White Polar Fibre behind the hook eye on the bootm of the shank, then fold back under the hook and work around the hook point.

Reverse tie Grey Polar Fibre on top of the hook shank just in front of the white, then fold back over the deer hair to form a rounded head.

Whip finish.

While holding the white and grey Polar Fibre with one hand. Apply a coat of Softex to the entire head, a second coat may be needed in some cases, but keep the coats light, dilute by moistening your fingers with water.

Super glue on large 3-D eyes.
Presentation Tips: Long and slow or quick short and quick around mangroves.



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