Fly Patterns

Mini Finger Mullet: Olive


Recreate these flies at home! Materials used in making this fly have been included below. Always keep in mind your local fly-fishing store will most likely have the materials referenced, and typically for less. Materials can also be found at Amazon or any other major on-line resource.

Fly-Tying Materials

  • Owner Hook 5377-111, Black Chrome (#1/0)
  • UTC Monofilament, Clear (0.006″)
  • Bucktail, White
  • EP Fiber, Red
  • EP Fiber, Pearl
  • EP Fiber, Mullet
  • Kanekalon hair, kinky, White
  • doll eyes, 7 mm, Black/ White
  • Zap-A-Gap CA

Design Inspiration & Detail

John Roetman is a well known fly-tying and fly-fishing authority in South Florida, now spending a majority of his time fishing the Treasure Coast. John will frequent various fly-fishing expos throughout the year, demonstrating his tying talent and offering a look at his latest designs/ creations.

John recommends using this pattern and color when the Finger Mullet are migrating along South Florida beaches and through most inlets/ rivers. This pattern work very well in the Mangroves as well. John sells this pattern for $2.50 in a variety of colors. For further info on John and a look at more of his fly patterns, see Flies by John Roetman.

Target Species

This particular fly was designed to attract Snook – Jacks, Blues, Ladyfish, Albacore, Snapper and many other species will also take the fly.

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