Coachman muddler (Price for 12 Flies)


Coachman Muddler minnow



(Price for 12 Flies) Muddler Minnow was originated by Don Gapen of  in 1936, to imitate the sculpin and fool large brook trout Gapen tied the fly by lantern light in his camp, using materials available in his portable kit, after watching First Nations guides capture sculpins and explain to him their importance as forage for the large, piscivorous trout in the Nipigon. Gapen was the son of resort operators Jesse and Sue Gapen who ran the Gateway Lodge Resort on Hungry Jack Lake. It is now a popular pattern worldwide and is likely found in nearly every angler’s fly box, in one form or another. On March 14, 2008, a size 4 muddler minnow was used by Dr. Brian Yamamoto of Fairbanks, Alaska to catch a 41.66 lbs., 46 inch-long brown trout in Argentina’s Rio Grande.

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