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Original Muddler Fly


 
"Original" Muddler Fly
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"Original" Muddler Fly

The Muddler Fly was created in 1936 by Don Gapen while fishing the world-famous Nipigon River in Ontario, Canada. Today it is the world's leading trout fly, sold in as many countries as there are sporting fish which swim. It's a fly created to represent the sculpin minnow, but imitates a large variety of fish food. Fish feeding on grasshoppers, nymphs, larvae, surface floating flies, sculpins, crawfish and minnows all fall victim to Gapen's creation. It is a fly which can be fished dry, wet, semi-submerged, or kept as a darting minnow.

Selecting muddler size for the fish you seek is best done by using #12, #10 and #8 for insect and larvae life, while bigger hook sizes better represent minnows, crawfish and grasshoppers. Weighted muddlers should be used to represent minnows. They have a body wrapped with lead which sinks the fly instantly, an action that best represents baitfish, such as sculpins down near the bottom.

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Original Muddler Minnow Fly. April 7, 2017
Reviewer: Thomas Kulenkamp from Blaine, MN United States  
Great fly! Quick to ship and great customer service!

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service review April 19, 2016
Reviewer: John Carman from Newton, KS United States  
service was excellent.  fast and accurate

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Original Muddler Fly April 17, 2014
Reviewer: Phil Butterfield from Grand Forks, ND United States  
I haven't had the opportunity to fish this fly yet because our waters are still frozen over.

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Muddler Minnow non weighted March 17, 2014
Reviewer: Thomas Kulenkamp from MN, MN United States  
Great fly!  Great Price!

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Muddler... November 15, 2013
Reviewer: James Bonin from Big Lake, MN United States  
If I had to pick one fly, This would be the one!

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