Tying a Fly Called Muddler Minnow

Fly Tying Tutorial From Ívar’s Fly Workshop

Here we will be tying the famous Muddler Minnow by Don Gapen. The Muddler has been around for a while and is one of the best flies you can actually use for fishing trout. It’s amazingly strong in the twilight zone!

The fly is a great option for both stream and lake fishing. The fly isn’t had hard to tie but it may become a little messy when the deer hair is trimmed down to the preferred length. 100% fully recommendations to keep a few in your box when go fishing.


Author: Don Gapen.
Hook: Ahrex NS118 #8.
Thread: UNI 8/0 black.
Tail: Turkey quill feather.
Body: UNI Mylar gold.
Rib: UNI oval gold.
Wing: Gray squirrel + turkey feather (sam as in tail).
Head: Deer hair put on as shown in the video.