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