Thin Mint

Fly of the Month - July, 2019
Thin Mint Streamer

Thin Mint Streamer
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Although fished in many places this fly is very successful on Lake Taneycomo. Probably a good pattern to have in your box when visiting Lake Taneycomo. It can be tied with various colored marabou tails, so use your imagination.

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Hook:Streamer hook Size 8-10 and 2XL-3XL.
Thread:Brown 7/0.
Body:Peacock Herl. Remenber this is a THIN MINT so not too many herls.
Weight:Tungsten Bead per size of hook.
Tail:Three color of marabou - Olive, brown, and black. Add a flash of krystal flash to the tail.
Hackle:Brown saddle.
Ribbing:Copper wire.

Fishing Hints:
Fish the Thin Mint as you would any streamer

-Reel Up-

Tying Instruction

-Reel Up-

Flies or materials are available at T. Hargrove Fly Fishing, Inc.

9024 Manchester
Saint Louis, Missouri 63144

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