Fly Fishing Forum - Reply to Topic
>> Archive: Favorite Trout Flies Favorite trout patterns

Thread: Micky Finn Reply to Thread
Title:
  
Message:
Post Icons
You may choose an icon for your message from the following list:
 

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Fly Fishing Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Additional Options
Miscellaneous Options
Rate Thread
If you like, you can add a score for this thread.

Topic Review (Newest First)
05-08-2004 12:56 PM
FrenchCreek Great looking flies. Reminds me of my earliest years as a tyer. I still use them occasionally, mostly for sentimental reasons and the fish seem to still like them or maybe they are also sentimental? How about the Black Nosed Dace as your next one?
05-08-2004 08:20 AM
Interceptor Another old classic, we tied these at my fly shops open free tying nights this winter and I went on and tied up a bunch of them in larger versions for salmon and steelhead. Great attractor pattern.

Love those old classic eastern streamers, have to do a wall display on all of them some day. Nine Three, Edson Tiger, Supervisor, Gray Ghost, Wardens Worry, Litttle Brook Rainbow Trout series, White and Black Marabous, Muddlers, etc.. all the streamers we used as kids back east for trout.

Int
05-07-2004 10:55 PM
flytyer
Micky Finn

This is dad's second favorite streamer fly. The Muddler Minnow unweighted is his favorite. I tie 2 to 3 dozen of these each year for him. This one is also tied on the Daiichi 2370 hook that was designed by Dick Talleur. It is my favorite streamer hook, granted it is not easy to find; but any shop that carries Daiichi hooks can get it for you.

hook: 6X-8X long limerick bend
thread: black 6/0 or 8/0
body: flat medium silver tinsel (preferrably metallic)
rib: fine oval silver (again preferrably metallic)
wing: bottom section yellow bucktail (about a matchstick in size)
mid section red bucktail (about a matchstick in size)
top section yellow bucktail (about 1 1/2 to 2 times the
size of either the bottom or mid section)

Notice that the fly is rather sparse, this is important for it to swim and fish properly and look like a minnow or small fish of some sort in the water.

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:04 AM.



Copyright Flyfishingforum.com (All Rights Reserved)