Muddler Minnows Part One: Muddler Minnow Fly Tying Materials

In this video Jay discusses materials needed/suggested for tying the Muddler Minnow. The muddler is one of the all time classic streamer flies for trout, and serves Northwest Steelhead anglers well above and below the surface. We will be posting a series of how to’s on tying muddlers to follow. Techniques for spinning hair, shaping muddler heads and muddler styles to be included.–CD

Materials discussed can be viewed by clicking them

Winging Materials

Turkey Quills
Lady Amherst
Squirrel Tail
Pheasant Tail Fibers
Peacock Sword

Flashy Winging Materials

Krystal Flash
Mirage Flashabou
Grizzly Krystal Flash


Petitjean Split Second Thread 8/0
Lagartun X-Strong 150 Denier
Uni-3/0 Thread


Daiichi 2141
TMC 5263
TMC 700
TMC 7989


Dr. Slick Razor Scissors
Tungsten Carbide Scissors
Straight Edge Razor Blade
Hair Packer
Hair Stacker

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