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Full Metal Jacket Nutria Muddler


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An oldie pattern from GFF

By Martin Joergensen

Signature
This fly is in a way my 'signature fly'. It's a beautiful fly (in my own humble opinion), and even though it's heavy -- very heavy -- it's a good fishing fly, that dives deep and overcomes current and turbulence.

Characteristic
The prime characteristic is the brass bead, which is not round as these beads usually are. It's bullet or cone shaped and the source of inspiration for the name of the fly. The muddler head has been cut to form a smooth surface that follows the shape of the bead.
The fly can be tied with round beads too, and I have made two variations on that theme: the one- and the two-bead version. But it sure does look best with the cone.

Tying
The fly is tied much in the same way as the Nutria Muddler, except for the addittion of the bead. The special slender, bulletshaped bead comes from Roman Moser in Austria and can be very hard to find as Roman has discontinued that particular model.

See the full pattern description here.

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