Cowen's Mullet

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One of the great favorites of southern fish (and fishermen by the way) is the mullet. Huge schools provide plenty of forage for barracuda, kings, amberjack and any species that haunt southern and temperate waters. Usually hanging close to shore, the mullet is a prime bait for southern anglers and this mullet fly is an excellent imitation for flyrodders. Color, Natural.
Size: 2.

Cowen’s Mullet (size #2 approx 2 ½” and size #1/0 approx 3 ¼” in length)

Hook Tiemco 811S (size #2-1/0)
Thread Danville mono (size .006 fine)
Underbelly White Polar Fibre
Wing Grey Polarfibre over white polar Fibre
Over Wing Peacock herl
Flash Pearl Krystal Flash blended with smolt blue Krystal Flash
Body E Z Body Braid (size large) natural color
Eyes Prismatic stick on (silver w/black pupil size #3)
Glue Devcon 5 minute epoxy


The Mullet is available through retailers that carry flies from Umpqua Feather Merchants


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