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Mylar Minnow


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If any weight is required I use lead wire and push it into the piping on the side of the hook I wish to sinkie. point upp or down before I apply the epoxy.
Epoxy is one of the worlds most alargy causing chemicals, so dont get it on you. If so you should clean it off A.S.A.P. with aceton.
If you need to take a leak in the middle of a gluing seccion, bite your lip!

Mylar Minnow
TypeCold saltwater fly
Tied by
Chris Edghill
Difficulty
Easy
Target species
Brown trout
Garfish
Grayling
Pacific salmon (sea run)
Perch
Steelhead (sea run)

Materials
HookMustad 34077 or equivelant long shank hook no.4/0 to 2
ThreadWhite mono waxed thread
BodyPearl mylar tubing
TailChick marabu with a few strands of pearl Flashabu
EyesPrismatic stick-on or equivalent
AdhesivesSuper glue and Epoxy

Tying instructions

  1. Tie on the thread at a point just above the hook point.
  2. Tie in a tufft of chick marabu combined with a few strands of pearl flashabu.
  3. Remove the core and thread over the hook eye a piece of braided pearl mylar tube
  4. Tie it off and glue with super glue just above hook point.
  5. Use your fingers to stretch the mylar tuing to a fish shape and tie off at the head
  6. Clip away any excess material and creat a thread head.
  7. Whip finish and glue
  8. Apply Prismatic Eyes and any markings with permanant markers required.
  9. Mix and apply some 5 minutes epoxy to the piping
  10. Allow to dry.


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