The Minnow Bugger is large as trout files go with its hook measuring about an inch. Some flies are minuscule. This pattern simulates a minnow thus is necessarily larger than the ones that represent gnats and bugs. It travels below the surface of the water making it a “wet fly”.
The Carey Special is a common trout fly with a lot of variations. It’s a wet fly which means it travels under the surface of the water rather on to of it. Look at my series of Trout Fly Paintings at the link above. They all show well individually or as a grouping.
This is a popular fly pattern, designed to travel below the surface of the water after it has been cast. I don’t use a fly rod but a casting rod, instead. If I were to use this lure, I would attach a clear casting bubble stopped by a sinker ahead of about two feet ofContinue reading “Beadhead Bugger – Wet Fly”
Finn Minnow -Trout Fly, watercolor, 9X12″, 2017 by Jean Krueger copyrighted with all rights reserved Finn Minnow is a wet fly used to lure trout. It’s length is 1.25 inches, rather large as trout flies go. It’s designed and Tied by Ted Krueger. https://www.dailypaintworks.com/buy/auction/806439