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Wool Head Mullet

Fly Tie Information

Fly Title: Wool Head Mullet
Tyer Name: Scott Hobbs
Originator Name: Eddie Manning
Entry Rating:   (2 votes)

Targeted Species

Speckled Trout, red drum

Details

Fishing Location: Inshore
Fly Type: Saltwater Flies
Head: Wool
Eyes: Glue on small
Throat:
Body: EP Fibers or slinky fibers
Rib:
Wings:
Thorax:
Hackle:
Tail:
Tag:
Underbody:
Hook:
Thread: Transparent Nylon or small diameter mono

Materials List

Wool
EP Fibers
#2 Hook
Mono thread
Scissors
Eyes

Notes/Steps

1>start thread as usual
2>place fibers across top of hook
3>1/2 of fiber tied down and then the front part split and bought to the bottom of the fly and tied again
4>repeat (3) several times
5>take wool in fingers and make a bore hole in middle of wool. Insert hook loop and put inside hole.
6>tie 1/2 way of wool
7>then push front of wool back and then tie againin front.
8>repeat (7) several times and push to make it tight.
9>tie off
10>trim with scissors..make the head oval with flat sides. Trim head and body down to size.

Suggested Rod/Reel/Line

8wt WFF

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